By Tiffany Gabbay, Truth Revolt
Warning — viewer discretion advised.
That was the precursor for Rachel Maddow’s segment on Wednesday in which she showed viewers an array of anti-Hillary Clinton campaign buttons.
Maddow cautioned snowflake-viewers with a trigger-warning: “You may find it uncomfortable. And so, you may not want to look at this stuff,” referring to slogans like “Hillary for prison” and “Vote no to Monica’s ex-boyfriend’s wife in 2016”
Newsbusters provides the video and transcript:
MADDOW: Clinton has been more the subject of this convention than Donald Trump has, thus far. I want to show you a little something that we shot earlier today. I will tell you that, some of our viewers, you’re not going to find this offensive. You may find it uncomfortable. And so, you may not want to look at this stuff. But these are some of the pins that are being sold at the venue, at the RNC venue in Cleveland.
And you know, you always, at conventions, you always get sharp-edged stuff, particularly the merchandisers tend to compete with each other to see what they can produce that will one up one another. But from calling Hillary Clinton a bitch, to the KFC special referring to her breasts and thighs and left-wing and all of those other things. That’s part of the merchandise of the RNC.
We’ve also seen pre-printed signs saying “Hillary Clinton for prison.” We’ve seen calls from the stage that she ought to be in stripes, that she ought to be locked up. That’s been a chant throughout the convention proceedings thus far. We expect to see more of this tonight. But here’s a taste of what it has been like. That part of the convention the last couple days.
Of course MSNBC would know a thing or two about viciously slandering ideological opponents and delivering “sharp-edged” criticism of anyone with whom its talking heads disagree.
It’s “triggering,” however, when Republicans do it. Because you know, we’re all racist, homophobic xenophobes.
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