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This morning, mostly in passing, I mentioned that I couldn’t quite tell exactly who Donald Trump was condemning in his tweets about last night’s march by white nationalists in Charlottesville. I’ve been out all day since then and just got home. The first thing I read about were the deaths and injuries in today’s march: one woman was killed by a car that rammed into the crowd; two police officers died in a helicopter crash; and dozens more were injured. And what does our president have to say about that?

We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides, on many sides.

And this:


What a miserable little race-baiting piece of shit. Our country can’t be rid of him soon enough.

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