— Sarah Lerner (@SarahLerner) January 14, 2017
Many people are calling for us to give Trump a chance; to not condemn him for what he said on the campaign trail, and for what he’s done since he won the election: for the Twitter rants and for the nominations he’s made, appointing people who seem both unqualified for the office assigned, and who in many cases have long espoused views in direct contradiction to the roles of the departments they have been proposed to head.
But I, and many others, cannot overlook either his words or his actions. For so many of us it is not about politics, as some have suggested; it is about what his administration brings to our country. The misogyny, the racism, the discrimination of immigrants (Muslims and others), anti-semitic views, and the general bigotry he prescribes to. We are one country, but if we descend into hating people we go against the very…
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At first I thought the tweet was a fake. I’m skeptical, especially when it comes to people about whom I want to think the worst.
Then I read Sean Hannity’s apology in the Hill:
Fox News host Sean Hannity said Sunday that his positive retweet of a message that said “Make Russia Great Again” was a mistake.
Hannity originally wrote “Amen!!” with a link to a tweet that said, “YES! All Americans must join together to MAKE RUSSIA GREAT AGAIN. Teamwork!!”