Leftist arguments against a border wall usually take one of two forms:
“It’s a waste of taxpayer money because it won’t work.” (Then you’ve got nothing to worry about, and since when have you, dear liberal, EVER cared about “wasting” taxpayer money?)
“It’s racist because Hispanics won’t be able to cross the border as easily as they’ve been doing it thus far.” (In other words, it WILL work, and that’s what they are afraid of. At least this argument is honest.)
So to be sure, liberals have a hard time making themselves clear when it comes to cogent arguments against President Trump’s border wall, but in attempting to make the second argument, Geraldo Rivera might have just played the “racism” card in a way he never intended.
And lots of people noticed!
On Monday, the Fox News contributor and former talk show host tweeted the following:
Border #Wall great to keep out gardeners, baby sitters, pizza delivery boys, dish washers& fruit pickers-It will not stop pro drug smugglers
— Geraldo Rivera (@GeraldoRivera) April 24, 2017
On first glance, do you see anything potentially wrong with this tweet? These folks did:
— The Mid Merican (@TheMidMerican) April 24, 2017
@GeraldoRivera My God, I can just imagine the screams of outrage from the MSM if a member of the Trump administration tweeted something this insensitive.
— DOB1234 (@DOB1234) April 24, 2017
@GeraldoRivera Rethink your tweet it’s condescending but you think it’s righteous
— American Trucker (@silverkranch) April 24, 2017
@GeraldoRivera Is that all you think they can do?
— Sherry Swain (@SherrySwain) April 24, 2017
— ??? RAH ??? (@AmericanRAH4) April 24, 2017
— Susan Schaffer (@susanlschaffer1) April 24, 2017
@GeraldoRivera That seems pretty racist. Is that all the illegals do?
— Mitch (@mitch_won) April 24, 2017
@GeraldoRivera racist much???
— Carolyn Cleveland (@dustymew) April 24, 2017
— Prepper Frog (@TueborFrog) April 24, 2017
@GeraldoRivera I mow my own lawn, don’t order out, wash my own dishes, and don’t like fruits. Good to know Geraldo’s drug deliveries are on schedule,.
— Ecklebob Chiselfritz (@RotNScoundrel) April 24, 2017
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