MSNBC Guests Claim MAGA, Trump Are a 'Nazi Symbol'

NewsBusters | 7/21/2019 | Staff
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Over the weekend, MSNBC's AM Joy show demonstrated its inability to engage in sober criticism of President Donald Trump rather than descending into over the top hyperbole as two frequent guests of the show likened Trump supporters to Nazis and KKK members.

Comedian Dean Obeidallah claimed that the word "Trump" is becoming a "modern-day swastika," and Tiffany Cross of The Beat D.C. saw a "modern-day lynching" of Ilhan Omar and her "Squad" colleagues as she also claimed that a MAGA hat is equivalent to a "Nazi symbol" or "Klan hood."

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On Sunday's show, as host Joy Reid argued that President Trump is promoting white nationalism, Cross -- who often sounds like she's auditioning to become the latest far-left MSNBC contributor -- began:

I think that this is something that his supporters -- and we have to start calling his supporters racists as well. That MAGA hat -- that MAGA symbol has come to represent something. it is the new Nazi symbol -- it is the new hood, the Klan hood.

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A bit later, she even claimed that it is "racist" to accurately describe illegal immigrants as "illegal immigrants." Cross asserted: "Even his language itself is very racist. The term 'illegal Immigrant' is overwhelmingly offensive."

Host Reid injected: "And it's outdated."

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Cross tacitly admitted that it is currently technically accurate terminology as she added:

It's outdated, and so Congressman Joaquin Castro -- chair of the Hispanic Caucus -- introduced legislation this week to remove it from the federal government's lexicon so we can have a more inclusive government and live up to what the promise of America is supposed to be.

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Reid -- who has a history of banning the term "illegal alien" from her show -- further agreed: "Yeah, absolutely, it's an outdated term. In media...
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