At a memorial for murder victims in El Paso Wednesday, a woman in a MAGA hat received the brunt of anti-Trump hysteria.
What’s worse, by the way: People who know better saying ridiculous things about the President, or people who should know better believing them?
Either way, there was a group of — presumably — the latter at the service.
Subsequently, there arose the absurdity that Donald Trump is responsible for the evil which occurred Saturday morning, leaving 22 lost in its wake.
See for yourself:
#WATCH: Tensions get heated at the site of the memorial in El Paso when a woman wearing a #MAGA hat is surrounded by those who oppose Donald Trump and his visit to El Paso. @CBSDFW pic.twitter.com/6uB6qERLUC
— Ken Molestina (@cbs11ken) August 7, 2019
Some chanted, “That hat is hate! That hat is hate!” One woman yelled, “We don’t negotiate with terrorists!”
This was just gross. Using tragedy to wage political war…at a time when the wounds are fresh…at a memorial…is beyond inappropriate.
But Democrats began jumping while there was still smoke coming out of the gun.
22 people in my hometown are dead after an act of terror inspired by your racism. El Paso will not be quiet and neither will I. https://t.co/dakFPKj0vJ
— Beto O'Rourke (@BetoORourke) August 7, 2019
Furthermore, consider this: There’s a tragedy in Baltimore (the city’s general condition), and Trump has no right to speak against it because he has no right to criticize (here); there are tragedies in El Paso and Dayton (murders), and Trump has no right to speak against them because he caused them — so says the criticism against him. Neither of these makes more sense than the other.
Some tweeters stood up to the chanters:
… all I see is a lady in red surrounded by bullies.
— Brody the Chief II (@PCondlin) August 8, 2019
Liberals cannot be reasoned with. They are full of hate. They want to control us. When they finally do get power
and start their social engineering God help us.
— tomdyer (@tomdyer23712441) August 8, 2019
So despicable all these people and their protesting. This should be about honoring the victims…
— Jessie (@dollfacejessie) August 8, 2019
But at least one user clung to the idea that MAGA = KKK:
Of all the places to show up wearing that hat! She knows exactly what she is doing, people are high with emotions right now. Wtong place and time lady, show more respect!!!
— Damian Saldana (@damian_saldana) August 7, 2019
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