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The Atlantic’s Jemele Hill has long proven to be a bomb-throwing race baiter on a scale equal to the shameless king of all race hustlers, Al Sharpton, and the so-called “sports journalist” did not disappoint this week when she attacked Trump voters.
Taking to Twitter on Sunday, Hill declared: “If you vote for Donald Trump, you are a racist. You have no wiggle room.”
If you vote for Donald Trump, you are a racist. You have no wiggle room.
— Jemele Hill (@jemelehill) July 19, 2020
And just like that, with the wave of a hand, Hill proclaimed over 60 million people, and just about every Republican in America, save for a few Never-Trump relics who sold out for the almighty dollar, racists.
(Trump recently tweeted he has “96% Approval Rating in the Republican Party.”)
Her input into presidential politics — she has previously called the president a “white supremacist” — betrays just how critical the black vote is, and how concerned the left is about just how much support Trump may have here.
Hill was called out for her bigotry by some, but journalists with the Washington Post and CNN went the other direction.
The Washington Post’s Global Opinions Editor Karen Attiah tweeted her solidarity with Hill.
“Voting for Trump is a choice to aid and abet racism and white supremacy,” Attiah tweeted. “And yes, some minorities can (and do) reinforce systemic white supremacy.”
“Anyway. @jemelehill is the truth,” she added.
Anyway. @jemelehill is the truth.
— Karen Attiah (@KarenAttiah) July 19, 2020
If Attiah’s name sounds familiar, that’s because it wasn’t that long ago that she was scrambling to delete a tweet warning white women that they’re lucky black people are not “calling for revenge.”
CNN’s Keith Boykin also defended Hill’s bigotry, proving that some are incapable of seeing the world through anything but a lens of color.
Boykin Tweeted: “If you’re mad at Jemele Hill for calling you a racist but you’re not mad at Donald Trump for actually being a racist, then you just prove her point that Trump supporters are racists.”
If you're mad at Jemele Hill for calling you a racist but you're not mad at Donald Trump for actually being a racist, then you just prove her point that Trump supporters are racists. https://t.co/dimL85Qyik
— Keith Boykin (@keithboykin) July 19, 2020
To get a feel for just how shameless Hill is, her own mother voted for Trump — there is a certain irony in Hill calling her mother a racist when considering how prejudiced the former ESPN SportsCenter anchor is.
— Siraj Hashmi, fugitive from the Ern (@SirajAHashmi) July 20, 2020
But then, Hill removed any doubts about how low she’s willing to go when she opted to run interference for presumptive 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden when he said, “I tell you if you have a problem figuring out whether you’re for me or Trump, then you ain’t black.”
She tried to dismiss the controversial remark as a joke that fell flat.
“The issue wasn’t what Joe Biden said, because it was accurate. The issue was that it came from Biden. It also was clearly a joke that didn’t land,” Hill tweeted.
Interestingly, with Hill being recently named as a producer in what’s expected to be a multi-million dollar deal involving a Colin Kaepeernick documentary to air on ESPN, the liberal sports network has been quiet about Hill’s attack on Trump voters.
So too has Disney, which owns ESPN, as noted by The Federalist’s Evita Duffy.
Social media users buried Hill for her “breathtaking ignorance,” with Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, leading the parade.
Here’s a sampling of the push back from Twitter:
No, no, it’s “you’re not black.”
Gotta get Biden’s racist, condescending talking points right…. https://t.co/LHbDbvMRrt
— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) July 20, 2020
So desperate for the ratio and SJW acceptance/recognition, she just called her own mother a racist in front of millions of people. https://t.co/3hFxku4srQ
— Steve Deace (@SteveDeaceShow) July 20, 2020
Fact check: You are racist. You have no wiggle room. https://t.co/kRCtllRskK
— Dave Rubin (@RubinReport) July 20, 2020
ALL Americans must stand in rejecting this breathtaking ignorance. At this point if you do NOT vote for Trump, you are feeding this bullying & ending freedom for Americans of every color. Sorry, but that's where we are now. You have no wiggle room. #vote https://t.co/G4Ho5K6lK0
— Eric Metaxas (@ericmetaxas) July 20, 2020
Joe Biden fought to segregate schools.
Donald Trump fought to desegregate country clubs. https://t.co/e30K0TlnDw
— John Cardillo (@johncardillo) July 20, 2020
News to me as I’ll be proudly casting my first vote for @realDonaldTrump this November.
I thought black people couldn’t be racist, Jemele? Isn’t that what your side says? https://t.co/iq6wKQTV2j
— CJ Pearson (@thecjpearson) July 20, 2020
Joe Biden didn't want black children on buses w/ white children, said desegregation would create a jungle, his 1994 crime bill destroyed black families & recently said poor kids are as smart as white kids.
Biden's history of racist behavior is very long. You have no wiggle room. https://t.co/stTxaTOGNG
— Jessie Jane Duff (@JessieJaneDuff) July 20, 2020
— Aubrey Huff (@aubrey_huff) July 19, 2020
This is a racist comment… full stop.
(Not to mention.. wrong).
— 🇺🇸ERIC BOLLING🇺🇸 (@ericbolling) July 19, 2020
Anyone who believes this drivel is a BIGOT. No wiggle room. https://t.co/JkFNJFRxJL
— Dean Cain (@RealDeanCain) July 19, 2020
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