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Shithole = Weaponized Communications - Show #255

Shithole = Weaponized Communications - Show #255

When Trump rejected a bipartisan deal on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, he described certain nations as “shithole countries.” We already know we are in a different age with Trump, but what does this mean to us in daily life? What will we now accept in common discourse? Dr. Jennifer Mercieca, of the Department of Communication at Texas A & M, offers her opinions, “Maybe he is not actually used to being listened to, so maybe he doesn't understand as President he has a real impact on the world," she says, adding, “Trump has weaponized communications!" Dr. Rogy Masri of Doctors Without Borders tries so hard to help people who fit into Trump’s description of countries they may hail from? Rogy’s moving account of infants ravaged by rat bites, scabies and worse may one day if they manage to survive, remember the President showed compassion by calling their homes, shitholes!

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