On Tuesday, President Trump called favorite-turned-enemy Omarosa Managault a “dog” in a tweet about her firing.
This prompted paroxysms of outrage, with media members claiming that this represented just the latest evidence of Trump’s racism. There’s only one problem: Trump routinely suggests that people he doesn’t like are dogs. Take, for example, these tweets:
Suffice it to say, Trump is fond of this sort of language. That may make him a ridiculous practitioner of the English language, but it doesn’t make him a racist.