Another Bigoted Hate Crime, In Which Two Heroes Lost Their Lives And Another Was Severely Injured. Response From Mr. Trump…Silence.
*Update: Late this morning Mr. Trump finally addressed this, three days after the attack and only after much urging from others. Interestingly, his response isn’t on his personal Twitter account, but his official POTUS one which begs the question of whether the tweet was even written by him.
Standing up to hate. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
The horrific act on 5/26/17 by a White Supremacist’s brutal knife-stabbing attack against three brave men who came to the rescue of two young Muslim women on a Portland, Oregon train ride was no less an act of terrorism than what the republican President Donald Trump has been warning Americans to be fearful of, from Muslim refugees seeking asylum in the USA.
There were two men killed in this hate-filled act of terrorism and a third man has been hospitalized due to knife wounds.
I WOULD EXPECT PRESIDENT TRUMP to speak out personally against this rising tide of Islamophobia and other forms of bigotry and racism in our country that he has inadvertently provoked through his numerous statements and policies that have had a negative impact on minority communities.
As per a 5/28/17 Quartz report by Selina Cheng, “Two men were killed this week…
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