President Donald Trump made several comments that spectators are describing as offensive dog whistles thinly disguised from their obvious intent as racial slurs in a Twitter thread this morning:
“Coronavirus better not hurt my polls in 2020 because I’m doing a 10/10 fantastic job! And how about this time black people vote for me because I’ve done so much for them via the black unemployment rating… WAY more than Obama ever did! All he did was try to force them to eat vegetables!”
“No President has ever faced as much reverse-racism as me! I got almost no black women votes in 2016, and it doesn’t make sense. I didn’t get accused of sexually assaulting any of THEM, and that’s because I respect black women so much, even more than white women apparently because none of them are suing me!”
“So I better get at least 50% of the black vote in 2020! If I don’t, it’s obvious the black vote is rigged against me. So unfair! You just can’t trust riggers. From now on, I’m going to direct all the companies who get coronavirus bailouts not to hire any riggers because they wouldn’t even thank me if they got hired. Riggers need not apply!”
“And maybe that wouldn’t be enough. Maybe riggers should have separate water fountains because”
The tweet thread ended mysteriously there.
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