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‘How do you stop these people?’: Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric looms over El Paso massacreAt a May 9 , 2019 Trump rally Trumps supporters yelled in response to a Trump’s question on ‘how do you stop these people (Imigrants)? The audience member yelled ‘shoot them’. He made a joke which actually was an encouragement to a solution to the problem of shoot immigrants. See Trump laughs after audience member suggests shooting migrants – video An audience member at a Donald Trump rally in Florida yelled ‘shoot them’, in reference to migrants at the border. Trump had asked the crowd: ‘How do you stop these people?’ After laughing at the response, he added: ‘Only in the panhandle can you get away with that statement.’
Could anybody be surprised that the person the El Paso shooter was a Trump supporter?
See: Texas Walmart shooting suspect ‘wrote hate-filled racist manifesto’ before massacre?: Reports have identified the shooter at the Walmart in El Paso as Patrick Crusius, 21, of Allen, Texas.A document was posted on a website about 90 minutes before the rampage in which the suspect spoke of an ‘invasion’ of Latino immigrants to his country. A Twitter account belonging to Crusius was shut down on Saturday evening. Tweets on the account had praised President Donald Trump and, in particular, his effort to build a wall along the US-Mexico border.
Trumps’ rhetoric and tweets about immigrants Have/had set the stage for violence. Trump tries to imply that he is not at fault, because the shooter had a mental illness problem. But Trump is smart enough to know, that some of his supporters might have ‘mental illness problems’.
Of course, Trump made his statements knowing that his supporters might put Trumps words into practice. — Thinking that El Paseo is like the Florida panhandle and that he was ‘protecting the border’.