Clueless Actress Doesn’t Know What a Republic Is

NewsBusters | 5/16/2018 | Staff
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It wouldn’t hurt some people to crack open a history book. Reading The Federalist Papers might be too much to ask of some of Hollywood’s elite, but they could at least sparknote it.

In an interview with PopSugar, actress Rita Moreno (West Side Story), star of Netflix’s One Day At A Time, complained about President Trump and his treatment of Puerto Rico. While she held the standard celebrity outrage, saying, “I will never, as long as I live, forget President Trump’s words,” there was a random comment that stood out. In her tirade, between the parts where she called Trump “disgraceful” and “shameless,” she mentioned that “Trump has single-handedly made this country into a little republic.”

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Ok, so news flash: technically the United States of America was founded as a republic. And even though the scholarly debate continues between whether the definition of a republic or the definition of a representative democracy fits the country...
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