Donald Trump just admitted that his ludicrous and xenophobic plan to build an enormous wall between the U.S. and Mexico is nothing more than a theatrical tactic to liven up an audience that has grown drowsy from boredom.
In a recent interview with the New York Times, Trump said nonchalantly that his signature campaign promise, the building of a “huge” wall to keep all the rapey illegal immigrants out, is simply an applause line to hoodwink his dim-witted supporters into hooting and hollering.
You know, if it gets a little boring, if I see people starting to sort of, maybe thinking about leaving, I can sort of tell the audience, I just say, ‘We will build the wall!’ and they go nuts.
The admission by Trump that his number one plan for his presidency is nothing more than a sideshow stunt is unlikely to have any effect on his poll numbers since his supporters are even a-ok with their favorite candidate calling them stupid.
Last week, the Republican front-runner questioned the intelligence of his fans in a Vine video, where he boasted that his fans were such imbeciles, even murder wouldn’t sway their devotion to him.
I could stand in the middle of 5th Avenue and shoot somebody and wouldn’t lose any voters, ok? It’s, like, incredible.
Trump has promised that not only will he build a wall, but it will be taller than the Great Wall of China and will be “the greatest wall that you’ve ever seen.” The billionaire also says that Mexico will foot the bill for the monstrosity.
The GOP candidate has made many outrageous promises on the campaign trail, all with as much logistical and philosophical thought behind them as his great big wall scheme. The majority of which are based on bigoted rhetoric that presumably serves the same purpose as his big wall: To wake up the imbeciles who support him and get them revved up with hate when they grow bored with his nonsensical ramblings.
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