Trump lashed out at undocumented immigrants [sic] during a White House meeting, calling those trying to breach the country’s borders ‘animals,’” tweeted the New York Times. The echo chamber picked up the line and VICE News reported that the president did indeed compare “undocumented immigrants”—the media’s euphemism of choice for illegal aliens—to animals.
As the Times story picked up steam, a video featuring a lawyer named Aaron Schlossberg screaming at employees for not speaking English went viral. Flash to the South, a congressional candidate slaps the hood of a gunmetal gray school bus and declares he’s going to round up all the criminal illegals. Marco Esparza, a host on La Raza, screams, “Disgusting and racist!” at the sight, calling for racial solidarity among Latinos to “DEMAND respect” from gringos.
But before you could question the irony of Esparza’s demands, a blonde-haired, blue-eyed white girl named Kaitlin graduated with a rifle slung across her back at Kent State in Ohio. This is the same state, NowThis reminds us, where Tamir Rice and John Crawford were shot dead by police in tragic mishaps.
These stories ran virtually back-to-back across mainstream media, propagandized as the structural byproducts of systemic white supremacy and white privilege.
Read the full article in American Greatness.