MS-13 Has Nothing To Do With Immigration

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Let’s get something straight. No one is defending any MS-13 gang members. That’s some far right bullshit propaganda right there.

MS-13 is a criminal problem.

MS-13 is NOT an immigration problem.

Gang activity from a group that was started in Los Angeles has NOTHING to do with immigration.

AT ALL.

To equate to two is to demonize immigrants as "not human" and "animals"; it's the kind of messaging that gets wypipo all riled up and racists start coming out of the woodwork, trying to verbally and physically attack people like me for nothing more than speaking Spanish (or not looking like them).

So when your boy made his comments yesterday, yeah we got pissed. In fact, all People Of Color did.

Why is everyone so pissed?

Because it’s fucking racist.

Comments like that are called dog-whistles.

Say it with me, DOG WHISTLES.

And there's a reason people call those types of comments dog-whistles.

It’s the kind of language that normalizes hate and gets racists out here all ballsy and shit. It’s the same type of language Trump has previously used many times to get his base all fired up.

And we all know who they are.

Just look at the rise in hate crimes and how racists have been emboldened by his propaganda and hate speech. If that doesn't tell you all you need to know, then you're either blind or wilfully ignorant.

Look, his supporters fall into two very simple categories. They are either racists who foam at the mouth at the mere sight of his fat ass, or they are okay with letting his racist shit slide just because they think he's doing them some good.

(he isn’t)

No matter how you look at a Trump supporter, they’re either racist or they’re okay with racism.

Silence is complicity, but defending his words makes you fucking racist.

Plain and simple.

Got it?

No?

Here's a refresher:

- MS-13: Criminal problem

- MS-13: NOT an immigration problem.

Now, you can either stand by his words, which is your right as an American, or you can wake the fuck up and join the civilized world.

Because one thing is for sure, I will not stand by and watch the normalization of hate and racism in my country, my home. I will fight it until I'm six-feet under.

If you can't grasp something this fucking simple, then I have no words for you. No fucking apologies.

knowmsayin?

Don’t come at me with excuses for your bigotry or making excuses for #DOPUS by trying to spin some bullshit about how his words weren’t directed at immigrants.

Because they were. Obviously.

It's not the first time he's done it, and I promise you, it won't be his last.

Gloss it over all you want. But I ain't having it. Trump is a motherfucking racist. That's all there is to it.

Ya feel me?

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