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Fri Jan 12, 2018, 09:04 PM

African Union calls Trump 's***hole' comments unacceptable 'given how many Africans arrived in US

Source: Independent





South Africa's ruling African National Congress calls President's comments 'extremely offensive'

8 hours ago


US President Donald Trump's remark that African nations and Haiti are "s***hole countries" and that the US would be ill-advised to accept immigrants from them has continued to stir strong responses.

None more so than from the African Union (AU), which said it was "frankly alarmed" by the President's statement before addressing America's dark history in relation to the continent.

"Given the historical reality of how many Africans arrived in the United States as slaves, this statement flies in the face of all accepted behaviour and practice," AU spokeswoman Ebba Kalondo said. "This is particularly surprising as the United States of America remains a global example of how migration gave birth to a nation built on strong values of diversity and opportunity."
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She adds that "we believe that a statement like this hurts our shared global values on diversity, human rights and reciprocal understanding." African governments quickly found themselves in an awkward position. As top recipients of US aid, some hesitated to jeopardise it by criticising Trump, especially as his administration has sought to slash foreign assistance. .............................................

Read more: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/african-union-donald-trump-shithole-haiti-comments-us-africans-slaves-slavery-trade-a8155201.html



I hope these bigot comments stick to trump like flies on a fly-sticker!



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Fri Jan 12, 2018, 09:37 PM

1. Wow. He's the pic in Karen Bass' tweet as a "before" and "after"

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Sat Jan 13, 2018, 11:08 PM

2. Looking forward to the day everyone of us Trump insults will have that long last laugh.

The Republicans who tried so hard to keep him in power for their own benefit must reap the rewards deserved by filthy sociopaths, too.

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