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Was Trump’s ‘S***hole’ Commentary Racist?

By  Ben Shapiro

The world is aflame with talk of s***holes.

Let’s begin with what we know about the newest scandal to plague the Trump administration: the president’s shocking comments about immigration from countries like Haiti. The Washington Post originally cited Trump’s comments, apparently during a conversation about “protecting immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries.” We don’t actually know the context of the comments – he could have been discussing the visa diversity lottery program, or he could have been talking about the targeted deportation of illegal immigrants from particular countries. That makes a rather large difference in interpreting his remarks. In any case, Trump reportedly stated, “Why are we having all these people from s***hole countries come here?” The Post continues:

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