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Donald Trump's hair spotted out taking a walk. pic.twitter.com/2zHkHZkKxo— Jade Helm Commander (@Anomaly100) June 17, 2015
Donald is the Energizer Bunny of Bigotry, and keeps going and going and going. Or maybe he's more like a broken record, or a squeaky windmill, or a repetitious dog whistle. He just cannot back down on remarks he made last week accusing nearly all Mexican Immigrants of being criminals and rapists. On the contrary, he is doubling down. In his mind, he is absolutely correct and therefore cannot see why he should back down, especially when he is appealing to so many Tea Partiers who feel the same way.
Please proceed, Mr. Trump.
On Wednesday, Trump, who is a Republican presidential candidate, told Lemon he was pulling his facts from a Fusion article.
. . . "If you go to Fusion, you will see a story: About 80% of the women coming in, you know who owns Fusion? Univision! Go to Fusion and pick up the stories on rape. It's unbelievable when you look at what's going on. So all I'm doing is telling the truth," Trump said.
Lemon replied that the press stories are about women being raped, but not about criminals coming across the border.
"Well, somebody's doing the raping, Don! I mean somebody's doing it! Who's doing the raping? Who's doing the raping?" he asked.
Jon Stewart mocked him on Comedy Central:
...Our good friend Donald Trump reminding us that as much as a "handful of people" coming across our southern border are not rapists. He assumes. He’s sure about the rapist part. But feels that, I guess, by pure law of averages, there are probably some non rapists caught up in that tide, whether they’re unable to rape for medical reasons, or whether they are just all raped out.
As you can imagine, this statement from a Republican Presidential Candidate was noticed.
I believe we have our campaign slogan, Trump 2016: "Somebody's doing the raping!"
Hehehe...list of everyone trying sever ties with Donald Trump: http://t.co/5srnFzrOUh the escalator makes sense now: https://t.co/yelG1cn6bv— Sunny Singh (@sunnysingh_nw3) July 2, 2015
Nothing is a better TV visual than Trump riding the escalator down to his Presidential announcement, where he's surrounded by paid fans.— John Thomas (@JCTRamblerINC) July 1, 2015
Meanwhile, even more business associates are dumping the Donald:
NASCAR joins a growing list of companies who have found Trump’s recent statements on Mexican immigrants offensive enough to cut ties with the mogul.
According to USA Today, this came after the urging of Camping World CEO Marcus Lemonis, who sent a letter to NASCAR stating that he would not attend the Camping World Truck Series postseason banquet at the usual Trump resort. An excerpt from the letter quoted in USA Today reads:
Camping World is the title sponsor of NASCAR’s truck racing series, and Lemonis himself even appeared on two episodes of Trump’s Celebrity Apprentice television show.Our company will not stand to support any person or organization that associates with such beliefs and we feel strongly about distancing ourselves from any negative and discriminatory comments made against any gender, ethnicity, age group or so forth. I would hope that the entire NASCAR organization would agree with my sentiments.