this is the talking point on the left right now. it's idiotic. https://t.co/h9heE1uhEE
— David Harsanyi (@davidharsanyi) January 28, 2017
As Twitter reacts to President Trump’s executive order suspending travel to the United States from 7 majority-Muslim countries, some have gone back in time to hammer Trump’s stance on refugees with the actions of a previous president, Democrat Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
Sen. Cory Booker, for example:
— Sen. Cory Booker (@SenBookerOffice) January 27, 2017
It’s about time a Democratic senator took FDR to task for his awful decision to keep Jewish refugees out of America. Thank you, Sen. Booker, for standing up for what’s right.
And let’s not forget, it was FDR who put American citizens in internment camps, which Donald Trump hasn’t done:
FDR is often considered one of the great presidents, but shouldn't the internment of the Japanese by itself be enough to disqualify him?
— Frank J. Fleming (@IMAO_) January 28, 2017
— (((James Del Rey))) (@JimDelRey) January 28, 2017
Yes, the Democratic Party's record on race in World War II was horrible. Citizens in internment camps. Jews denied refuge. Blacks 2nd class https://t.co/kvmpWzqEBU
— DeplorableDonSurber (@donsurber) January 28, 2017
Or maybe 30 years from now they’ll put a monument to Donald TRump on the National Mall?