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Perfect bit of auto-edit in the thread title.

Trump's no racist, or so he says one minute and the very next minute he attacks someone based on their ethnicity (race)

Trump trashes judge overseeing Trump University fraud case, says it's fine that he's Mexican

The Republican Party’s presidential nominee-in-waiting said Gonzalo P. Curiel, a San Diego judge, was “very hostile” toward him and should recuse himself from the class-action suit against Trump University. Thousands of Trump supporters, spread across the vast floor of the San Diego Convention Center, booed when the candidate told them Curiel was appointed to the bench by President Obama. Trump brought up the judge’s ethnicity, but did not say why.

“The judge, who happens to be, we believe, Mexican, which is great, I think that’s fine,” said Trump, whose plan to build a wall on the nation’s southern border has offended many Mexican Americans. “You know what? I think the Mexicans are going to end up loving Donald Trump when I give all these jobs, OK?”

Curiel recently postponed Trump’s trial until late November, saying he was concerned about the potential for a “media frenzy” if it took place during the presidential campaign.
 

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Not defending trump but calling someone a mexican defines nationality. Not ethnicity or race. Many ethnicities in Mexico.
 

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Not defending trump but calling someone a mexican defines nationality. Not ethnicity or race. Many ethnicities in Mexico.

Then the judge is an American.
 

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Not defending trump but calling someone a mexican defines nationality. Not ethnicity or race. Many ethnicities in Mexico.
It was not necessary to mention race or ethnicity AT ALL, given the context.
 

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Trump just says the stuff that has been echoing around the RW noise machine for the last 7 or 8 years. He knows his base. Who am I to criticize him? I did not think his campaign would last a week.
 

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It was not necessary to mention race or ethnicity AT ALL, given the context.

Howdy radcen!
I couldn't agree more. Totally not necessary, but he didn't mention sex or race/nationality/ethnicity when he was bagging on the Gov from NM but some here accused him of sexism or racism. He is damned if he does and dammed if he doesn't. I'm suprized someone hasn't Slapped the crap out of him for that mouth of his though.
 

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Then the judge is an American.

I concur.
 

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Howdy radcen!
I couldn't agree more. Totally not necessary, but he didn't mention sex or race/nationality/ethnicity when he was bagging on the Gov from NM but some here accused him of sexism or racism. He is damned if he does and dammed if he doesn't. I'm suprized someone hasn't Slapped the crap out of him for that mouth of his though.
I didn't see that, but I believe you. Don't doubt it at all.
 

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Howdy radcen!
I couldn't agree more. Totally not necessary, but he didn't mention sex or race/nationality/ethnicity when he was bagging on the Gov from NM but some here accused him of sexism or racism. He is damned if he does and dammed if he doesn't. I'm suprized someone hasn't Slapped the crap out of him for that mouth of his though.

Damned if he doesn't is wrong, but he SHOULD be damned if he does.
 

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Perfect bit of auto-edit in the thread title.

Trump's no racist, or so he says one minute and the very next minute he attacks someone based on their ethnicity (race)

How is that comment racist?
 

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It was not necessary to mention race or ethnicity AT ALL, given the context.

I took his comments as saying that the judge just doesn't like Trump, because he is Mexican and Trump's anti illegal immigrant stances. Basically claiming tha thte judge is biased against Trump.

I don't know nearly enough about the case to know if the judge is acting fairly or not, but I don't believe the comments are quite as being represented here.
 

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It was not necessary to mention race or ethnicity AT ALL, given the context.

It does when you realize who many of those in the hall are, gotta pander to all his sheeple.
 

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Perfect bit of auto-edit in the thread title.

Trump's no racist, or so he says one minute and the very next minute he attacks someone based on their ethnicity (race)

It's well known that Mexicans can't have good judgment, or rule in a courtroom without bias. You know, because of their hot Hispanic blood, and, Winning, or Wall, or something.

Anywho, people who say that Trump judges people based on their looks or color or nationality are stupid! He just casually uses it to attack them, and retweets White Nationalists. :)
 

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It does when you realize who many of those in the hall are, gotta pander to all his sheeple.

Next Press Conference I hope someone asks Paul Ryan if he thinks that people of Hispanic descent can be competent judges.
 

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Next Press Conference I hope someone asks Paul Ryan if he thinks that people of Hispanic descent can be competent judges.

Why, his answer would be yes. Ryan is not a bad guy IMO, I do not agree with all his stands on the issues but had he run for President I believe he would have easily beaten Trump and after that Hillary, I am thinking 2020.
 

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Somehow and someway Trump always seems to top himself with his bigoted and ignorant comments. And yet, his supporters continue to cheer him along. Unfortunately this has what has come to be accepted American politics.
 

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Why, his answer would be yes.

It would be. I'm just a small person, and believe in putting people who choose to endorse Trump on the spot, and making their decision to betray their principles hurt.

Ryan is not a bad guy IMO, I do not agree with all his stands on the issues but had he run for President I believe he would have easily beaten Trump and after that Hillary, I am thinking 2020.

I don't think he would have beaten Trump in the primary. But yes, Ryan 2020 is a ticket I could get behind, assuming that peace can be made on the immigration issue.
 

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How is that comment racist?

It's not racist per se but Trump is making the man's ethnicity an issue. There was no point at all to mentioning and the fact that Trump did clearly implies that he believes the judge is out to get him because of Trump's stance on Mexico.

Funny thing is that the judge, from what I can see of his decisions, has been completely fair and evenhanded.

Not so funny is Trump's not so veiled threat about what might happen come November. The man has no respect for the judiciary and seems to believe he can do whatever the hell he wants. That's the road to authoritarianism. Which each day I become more and more convinced that President Trump would be an unmitigated disaster for the country.
 
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It would be. I'm just a small person, and believe in putting people who choose to endorse Trump on the spot, and making their decision to betray their principles hurt.



I don't think he would have beaten Trump in the primary. But yes, Ryan 2020 is a ticket I could get behind, assuming that peace can be made on the immigration issue.

He kinda has to support whomever is the GOP candidate, you can tell his heart is Not in it.

He would have come off as the sane voice in the crowd but, yes, the Nation will be more than ready to get behind Ryan after four years of either Trump or Hillary, that is if there is a Nation left.
 

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It's not racist per se but Trump is making the man's ethnicity an issue. There was no point at all to mentioning and the fact that Trump did clearly implies that he believes the judge is out to get him because of Trump's stance on Mexico.

Funny thing is that the judge, from what I can see of his decisions, has been completely fair and evenhanded.

Not so funny is Trump's not so veiled threat about what might happen come November. The man has no respect for the judiciary and seems to believe he can do whatever the hell he wants. That's the road to authoritarianism. Which each day I become more and more convinced that President Trump would be an unmitigated disaster for the country.

The one good thing about being #NeverTrump is that every couple of days he gives you a new good reason, just to keep your determination up.
 

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Every single day Trump says or does something that would kill anyone else's campaign. I had hoped this would be the election the Repubs laid off the craziness and I could vote Republican again. But of course not. It seems the Republicans have found a way to make sure Hillary gets elected. It still just amazes me, but the Donald is what one would expect watching the Republicans go completely crazy the last 8 years.
 

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Perfect bit of auto-edit in the thread title.

Trump's no racist, or so he says one minute and the very next minute he attacks someone based on their ethnicity (race)


I think the bigger problem for the Judge is his ties to groups who are openly hostile to Trumps agenda. On that basis alone, Trump has a credible basis for his complaints.

In the interest of fair judicial treatment, the Judge should recuse himself in favor of another who doesn't have the high degree of baggage Curiel carries with him.
 

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I think the bigger problem for the Judge is his ties to groups who are openly hostile to Trumps agenda. On that basis alone, Trump has a credible basis for his complaints.

In the interest of fair judicial treatment, the Judge should recuse himself in favor of another who doesn't have the high degree of baggage Curiel carries with him.

AFAIK, he has no such ties and there is no rational basis to recuse himself. No baggage whatsoever.
 

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I think the bigger problem for the Judge is his ties to groups who are openly hostile to Trumps agenda. On that basis alone, Trump has a credible basis for his complaints.

In the interest of fair judicial treatment, the Judge should recuse himself in favor of another who doesn't have the high degree of baggage Curiel carries with him.
If true, then why did Trump feel the need to mention race at all?
 

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AFAIK, he has no such ties and there is no rational basis to recuse himself. No baggage whatsoever.

Allow me to offer an apparent view in his trunk....

Trump University Judge Is Member Of La Raza | The Daily Caller

The article is from politically biased website, but the article contains links to qualify the claims.


IMO, under the circumstances, these connections should be enough for Judicial recusal.
 
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