The Price I’ve Paid for Opposing Donald Trump

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The Price I’ve Paid for Opposing Donald Trump

[FONT=&amp]by DAVID FRENCH
October 21, 2016 12:55 PM
@DavidAFRENCH

Trump’s alt-right trolls have subjected me and my family to an unending torrent of abuse that I wouldn’t wish on anyone.[/FONT]


[FONT=&amp]I distinctly remember the first time I saw a picture of my then-seven-year-old daughter’s face in a gas chamber. It was the evening of September 17, 2015. I had just posted a short item to the Corner calling out notorious Trump ally Ann Coulter for aping the white-nationalist language and rhetoric of the so-called alt-right. Within minutes, the tweets came flooding in. My youngest daughter is African American, adopted from Ethiopia, and in alt-right circles that’s an unforgivable sin. It’s called “race-cucking” or “raising the enemy.”

I saw images of my daughter’s face in gas chambers, with a smiling Trump in a Nazi uniform preparing to press a button and kill her. I saw her face photo-shopped into images of slaves. She was called a “niglet” and a “dindu.” The alt-right unleashed on my wife, Nancy, claiming that she had slept with black men while I was deployed to Iraq, and that I loved to watch while she had sex with “black bucks.” People sent her pornographic images of black men having sex with white women, with someone photoshopped to look like me, watching.

When we both publicized some of the racist attacks — I in National Review and Nancy in the Washington Post — things took a far more ominous turn. Late the next evening — while Nancy was, fortunately, offline attending a veterans’ charity event in D.C. — the darker quarters of the alt-right found her Patheos blog. Several different accounts began posting images and GIFs of extreme violence in her comments section.[/FONT]


[FONT=&amp]Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/441319/donald-trump-alt-right-internet-abuse-never-trump-movement

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Say what you will about hypnotized liberals, constantly looking for racism where it supposedly isn't, then compare it to the treatment that a writer for the National Review—one of the most important conservative publications in the US—got when he took what should be a pretty understandable position on the election—refusing to support Donald Trump's candidacy. It would be one thing if the treatment he received could be traced to a few internet trolls, but no. It's hundreds. By now, probably thousands. It's Donald Trump's shock troops, and this is how they deal with anyone who gets in their way.

It probably won't go away after the election any time soon, but is anyone who is a Trump supporter the least bit worried at the behavior of his most zealous supporters? Among all the shouting protesters at Trump events, the fights and arrests, and all that, I've never really seen anything as worrisome as this shit. All for not liking the candidate who until this election never broke 2% support.
 
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who ever is elected president ( Hillary ) is going to face a bigger challenge uniting this country than any president has since Lincoln. Which is going to be especially difficult given some people hate her ( and Trump ) with such a passion they can't see straight. That , plus it's becoming increasingly clear that Trump intends to do everything he can to disrupt the smooth transition of power. Not to mention her presidency. Hopefully, the margin of victory will be so decisive it will mitigate any lingering doubts of the election being rigged. Even though, most reasonable people know that isn't the case anyway. Except, in Republican states where they seem to want to make it more difficult for people to vote.
 
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I thought you guys have been saying he has no supporters left.

In fact, according to the liberals here, I am the only one left who is voting for him.

You can't have it both ways you know.
 
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who ever is elected president ( Hillary ) is going to face a bigger challenge uniting this country than any president has since Lincoln. Which is going to especially difficult given some people hate her ( and Trump ) with such a passion they can't see straight. That , plus it's becoming increasingly clear that Trump intends to do everything he can to disrupt the smooth transition of power. Not to mention her presidency. Hopefully, the margin of victory with be so decisive it will mitigate any lingering doubts of the election being rigged. Even though, most reasonable people know that isn't the case anyway. Except, in Republican states where they seem to want to make it more difficult for people to vote.

Thing that bugs me is we have half the country laughing at the possibility of the election being rigged but then claim Russia intends to influence it. Isnt that rigging it? Its kind of one and the same. I mean quite honestly its gotten to the point where if either one wins, the other half is going to question it. I mean I shudder to think if Trump pulled a "Brexit" as he calls it, there is going to be a lot of people figuring the Russians somehow got into the machines and rigged it.
 
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who ever is elected president ( Hillary ) is going to face a bigger challenge uniting this country than any president has since Lincoln. Which is going to especially difficult given some people hate her ( and Trump ) with such a passion they can't see straight. That , plus it's becoming increasingly clear that Trump intends to do everything he can to disrupt the smooth transition of power. Not to mention her presidency. Hopefully, the margin of victory with be so decisive it will mitigate any lingering doubts of the election being rigged. Even though, most reasonable people know that isn't the case anyway. Except, in Republican states where they seem to want to make it more difficult for people to vote.
You are right about the next president being hated.

Hillary will be the most hated president in her first day in office, and it will not be close.
 
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Both sides are treating people that disagree like crap. You really need to look no further than this site. Why does everything need to be black and white, everyone right or wrong? It is our differences and the ability to work through those and compromise on issues that make us stronger. We need to get back to accepting our differences and working through them instead of labeling people as wrong and as needing to be corrected.
 
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