Geraldo Rivera Says Trump Is 'A Civil Rights Leader' And Tweeters Aren't Having It
Written by Black Voices on January 22, 2020
“As a result of why?” Rivera stated. “African American unemployment, lowest it’s ever been. Latino unemployment, lowest it’s ever been. This rising tide, this rising tide is lifting all boats. We must be celebrating. As a substitute, he’s combating this, this, you understand, this cage match.”
Rivera additionally stated he felt “terrible for” Trump for dealing with the Senate impeachment trial over the Ukraine scandal throughout his journey to the World Financial Discussion board in Davos, Switzerland.
Critics on Twitter bashed Rivera by mentioning Trump’s historical past of racist rhetoric and insurance policies, together with separating migrant youngsters from their households on the U.S.-Mexico border.
What’s flawed with Geraldo? Civil rights chief who places children in cages? Fox Information be paying good cash to get of us to say loopy lies. Like saying Steve Miller loves black and brown individuals on Saturdays.
— Ernest Brewer Jr (@momobrewer) January 21, 2020
These type of statements sicken me probably the most. A civil rights chief? No. No. A thousand caged youngsters no.
— TifOtter 🦆 (@tifotter) January 21, 2020
Civil rights in Trumpworld means defending the rights of white Christians (there may be an workplace of Conscience and Freedom inside HHS devoted to this). Christians=primarily Evangelicals & right-wing Catholics w ties to Opus Dei). https://t.co/bC0L9QrTLN
— Ruth Ben-Ghiat (@ruthbenghiat) January 21, 2020