Mitt Romney Just Gave The Ultimate Denouncement Of Trump And His Love Of Nazis | THE POLITICUS

Mitt Romney Just Gave The Ultimate Denouncement Of Trump And His Love Of Nazis

Mitt Romney is furious with Donald Trump’s deliberate failure to condemn white supremacists and Nazis after the tragedy in Charlottesville, Virginia. In a Facebook post on Friday morning, the former presidential candidate penned a scathing statement.

“Whether he intended to or not, what he communicated caused racists to rejoice, minorities to weep, and the vast heart of America to mourn,” Romney began. He then warned that unless Trump takes immediate action, “there may commence an unraveling of our national fabric.”

Romney spoke of the impact Trump’s support of these hate groups is having on our military, noting that “the morale and commitment of our forces–made up and sustained by men and women of all races–could be in the balance.” He pointed out another consequence of Trump’s propensity towards bigotry, asking “who would want to come to the aid of a country they perceive as racist if ever the need were to arise, as it did after 9/11?”

In homes across the nation, children are asking their parents what this means. Jews, blacks, Hispanics, Muslims are as much a part of America as whites and Protestants. But today they wonder. Where might this lead? To bitterness and tears, or perhaps to anger and violence?

The potential consequences are severe in the extreme. Accordingly, the president must take remedial action in the extreme. He should address the American people, acknowledge that he was wrong, apologize. State forcefully and unequivocally that racists are 100% to blame for the murder and violence in Charlottesville. Testify that there is no conceivable comparison or moral equivalency between the Nazis–who brutally murdered millions of Jews and who hundreds of thousands of Americans gave their lives to defeat–and the counter-protestors who were outraged to see fools parading the Nazi flag, Nazi armband and Nazi salute. And once and for all, he must definitively repudiate the support of David Duke and his ilk and call for every American to banish racists and haters from any and every association.

In conclusion, Romney said “this is a defining moment for President Trump” and “it is a moment that will define America in the hearts of our children.” He added that not only are our children watching, but our soldiers and the rest of the world are watching as well. Romney then pleaded with Trump to “act now for the good of the country.”

In all honesty, we know that isn’t going to happen. Trump has shown us who he is from the very beginning and he isn’t going to change now. In fact, his racist rhetoric is what earned him the support of the white supremacists who put him in the White House (with the help of the Russians). Sorry Romney, but you shouldn’t hold your breath. We have a Nazi sympathizer as our president. Period.


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