Trump Attacks San Juan Mayor, Trump Officials and Right Wing Media Eagerly Echo

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Donald Trump is at one of his golf courses for another weekend vacation, but he woke up in a rage this morning, grabbed his iPhone, and fired off one of the most vile series of tweets ever, attacking San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz because she voiced a rather mild criticism of his very obvious lack of engagement with the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico.

He kicked it off with a deranged, paranoid claim that Mayor Cruz was “told by the Democrats that you must be nasty to Trump.” This guy.

“They want everything to be done for them.” Translation: “Puerto Ricans are lazy.” This isn’t a dog whistle, it’s an air raid siren of overt bigotry.

Meanwhile this is what Carmen Yulín Cruz has been doing while Trump plays golf and relaxes at a luxury resort.

Other Trump officials promptly echoed Trump’s vicious comments, because of they did.

And the right wing media, always eager to jump on a racist Trump-incited bandwagon, promptly followed suit.

It’s hard to continue being outraged day after day by this rotting pumpkin in an ill-fitting suit, but this really is one of the worst episodes yet in this rotten presidency.

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