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'Tacit Endorsement of Violence': White House Has Yet to Condemn Edited Video Showing Trump Gunning Down Media and Political Opponents

Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2019/10/14/tacit-endorsement-violence-white-house-has-yet-condemn-edited-video-showing-trump

Celebrating terrorist attacks against Americans isn’t anything new to these extremists.

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More bread and circuses for the slack jawed masses.
It’s really very simple. Like the wealthy of the first Gilded Age (you know, the Jay Gould crowd) they sit comfortably in their penthouses and corner offices secure in the knowledge that there is nothing they can do, no low they could possibly sink to, that would make the 25% of the American voting populace that is unapologetically racist and misogynist, stop being racist and misogynist.
That is why as the 2020 election nears, and it becomes more clear that no matter what centrist schmuck the democrats nominate will win a modern landslide, you will witness some of the most over the top, violent, racist, anti establishment domestic terrorist groups rise up to protect their wounded proxy POTUS, the imbecile Trump. Commercials like this are not dog whistles, as the right wing Vicci media long ago realized that Trumps electorate isn’t smart enough to comprehend subliminal messaging. No, it’s stripped down to its basics. These people over here, and their “media” want women and black people to have proportional (equal) representation. They outnumber you slack jawed imbeciles, so you have no choice but to take up arms to stop them. Watch this video as your “fellow traveler” POTUS shows you the way.
Like any good banana republic, just watch as November 2020 approaches. Polling places will be closed down and violent acts made to frighten people into not voting will become commonplace.
And our march towards fascism will be complete.

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A hate filled, and, fueled, “man?”, with a hate filled, and, fueled so called base, what could possibly go more wrong! Unfortunately, most of us are not really surprised by all this insanity, extremely concerned, but, not too surprised.

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In same vein as the Florida Trump supporter - with crosshairs over faces of Trump opponents on his Trump-stickered van - who mailed pipe bombs to Democratic politicians, a liberal movie star, and CNN last October before midterms. And AOC strangled and sexually groped in effigy by a pack of smiling Mitch McConnell-t-shirted supporters at a McConnell political event in Kentucky last August.

No doubt there’ll be the same coyly delayed fake apologetics and denials on this calculated outrage too.

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We might start thinking about how to defend ourselves from reactionary troglodytes:

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There are people in this country who want me dead.

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Shocked? Where did the MSM journalists think Trump & Company was headed with his overt messaging in 2016?
This video shows Sens. Sanders and McCain being shot, so I suspect this is neo-fascisms’ messaging attempt at a potential violent bipartisan outreach for their most rabid supporters. It’s an odd pairing since these two have little in common, politically speaking. Trump’s lackeys just hate any politician who dares to bite back at their mongrel-like master-in-chief.
Beware Sandernistas, this is why progressive thinking, grass roots community builders will be targeted. That bumper sticker isn’t innocuous. It carries the mark of the " Socialist ". Much like the " A " of the 17th Century on women; which was the paternalistic brand for a women who has stepped out of her assigned role, as an expendable indentured servant/slave. Can the trials be far behind this open threat? The mark on your door? The opposition is truly dangerous.
Again, can you be surprised, by this vicarious violence, becoming real on the ground in progressive communities? Some of us are not that naive. Which won’t protect us; but it is a heads up, acknowledging of what’s possibly coming.
Indeed, " the objects in your mirror may be a lot closer than they appear. "
Just sayin’.

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Take the guns away from these people and assign them community service. - Ha never happen - the future is bleak no matter who wins the election, these violence loving Americans are not going away anytime soon and their dangerousness increases with every gun sale.

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THIS is what the Right Really wants to do .
Make no mistake about it , Trumps minions fantasize about this kind of stuff frequently .
If you think this is some kind of innocent prank . think again.
There will be more blood if Trump does not denounce this in no uncertain terms.
But of course , he won’t. He will deflect , project and make some absurd statement that will leave the door open for further violence.

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“Tacit” means that you ignore an action or do nothing to stop an action. Trump’s actions have all been deliberate and pre-conceived…nothing tacit about them.

The GOP HAS tacitly endorsed Trump’s violence 24/7 ever since Trump took the birther movement reins more than a decade ago.

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Deranged Donnie spends 6 hours each day on Twitter and scouring other online news forums … and he claims that hasn’t yet seen the video? Seriously?

In Trump’'s demented mind, the video was produced by “ true patriots who love America ”, fine people one and all.

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Don’t take it personally. It’s just business ( as usual ) writ large. " The business of America, is business. "
" The only real god in America is $$$. "
Malcolm X
" Ten thousand dollars cuts a lot of family ties. "
William Holden in The Wild Bunch.
" If god had not wanted them sheared, he wouldn’t have made them sheep. "
Eli Wallach in The Magnificent Seven.
Same as it ever was, fellow CDer.

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Surely you meant “right wing Vichy media.” (Outside possibility of a "Veni, Vidi, Vici media, I concede as well.) Other than that, your analysis seems spot-on.

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If he really condemns it then he will refund all the monies taken in from the event!

I’ve been boning up on my karate.

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Anyone whom has spent any amount of time with an Orange Anus fan, or a gathering of same, is not surprised by this in the least.

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One reason it makes me sick is that Trump is actually probably capable of such a thing. The clip frightens people because they know it isn’t far from the truth.

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From my perspective, that would be Biden/Harris.

It started with the chant of “Lock her up”, but nobody shut it down so it created a right-wing hate message.
You have to stamp this sort thing out before it gets rolling
Last choice: A video of machine guns tearing someone to shreds.

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