President Donald Trump and the Trump campaign attempted to counter the four Democratic women lawmakers of color known as “The Squad” with a group of mostly white women the campaign dubs the “Real Squad”, which resulted in immediate backlash and humiliation.
“The Squad” includes Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), whom Trump targeted in a racist tweet last week telling them to go back to the countries they came from even though all are American citizens and three of the four were born right here in the United States.
Trump has since doubled down on his racist attacks against the four women, and now members of his campaign are desperately trying to steal the “Squad” brand as their own, all while featuring white women as the majority with four token women of color.
Meet ‘The REAL Squad’.
We are #WomenForTrump.
And Democrats can NEVER tell us otherwise.
— Jessie Jane Duff (@JessieJaneDuff) July 19, 2019
Yeah, that didn’t go down very well.
As a woman, please allow me to just say NO.
— Katt R 🌊🇺🇸🌈🌎🌏🌍 (@Katt6377) July 20, 2019
— Kathleen Mary Muthig (@MuthigKathleen) July 20, 2019
The partial list of “The Abused Women of Trump”–many of the women who were assaulted and raped by Donald Trump
The list is much, much longer than this! pic.twitter.com/vLrUyFu7u9
— Ann DT 🌊 (@AnnDelTredici) July 20, 2019
Serena Waterford types, all of you.
— Vote Dem for the Planet (@Brasilmagic) July 20, 2019
— Daniel F. Coughlin (@drdan041) July 20, 2019
Anyone else notice how like 80% of them are bleach blonde?! Lol
— Phreaksangel (@Phreaksangel88) July 20, 2019
Imagine, women who are ok with a man sleeping with a porn star while his wife is at home with their newborn.
— Laura (@LuResists) July 21, 2019
Wow the wives of the one percenters. Why wouldnt they be for Trump . He gave them a fantastic tax cut . And put it on the deficit for middle class to pay.
— Vern Fite (@FiteVern) July 20, 2019
When you stand with him be sure to protect your lady parts. pic.twitter.com/vWTTZTlVAw
— Lisa (@JoyfullyDazed) July 21, 2019
How much self-loathing does it take to be a “Woman for Trump”?
Asking for a friend.
— Michele (@michelegeluso) July 20, 2019
Trump and his campaign’s attempt to co-opt “The Squad” moniker for “Women for Trump” smacks of desperation and is pathetic.
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