Gone Are the Dogwhistles, Replaced with Bullhorns

[Content Note: Racism.]

As I've said a number of times now, the thing about Donald Trump is not that he's fundamentally more extreme than the rest of the Republican Party: He's merely replaced the dogwhistle with a bullhorn.

The same is true of one of his most visible surrogates—Sarah Palin.
"Time is our most valuable resource," said Palin in Tampa, Florida today shortly after announcing her husband Todd had been hospitalized due to a snow machine accident. "It makes me appreciate the time that we have to spend and doing something so worthy and that’s to get Donald J. Trump elected president.

"And what we don't have time for is all that petty punk-ass little thuggery stuff that's been going on with these quote, unquote protesters who are doing nothing but wasting your time and trying to take away your First Amendment rights—your rights to assemble peacefully," Palin said, fueling the crowd's energy.
I guess she didn't get the memo that the "quote, unquote protesters" are allegedly taking away Trump supporters' right to free speech, not to assemble peacefully. It's sort of AWWWWKWAAAARD when you go after the right to peaceably assemble when that's exactly the right that protesters are exercising.

She definitely got the memo about how "punk-ass thugs" is the coolest racist dogwhistle bullhorn that Trump supporters have ever fucking heard, though.

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