Those of you who have friends and family members who are Trump supporters — and I know you are legion — have been put in a painfully difficult decision this year, because the election is not really between a Democrat and a Republican. The election is between a moderate and a bigot, and the people who vote for Trump are not, on the whole, economically distressed blue-collar whites. They are racists. That’s science. Read one of the many accounts of Trump rallies on the Internet (including our own), and that fact is inescapable.
So what do you do if you’re in that predicament with friends, colleagues, and family members? Do you sever your relationships, or do you make your peace with it? It’s truly a no-win situation, because severing a relationship can mean losing parents, uncles, cousins, friends, neighbors. But making your peace with it seems like untenable, as well.
My suggestion? Show them this. If they still support Trump, tell them to fuck off, at least until November 9th. End your marriage if you have to, because being married to a Trump supporter means either being married to a racist or an idiot, and that doesn’t reflect well on either of you.
Charles Blow 🔥🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/LuYAiYyFin— John Whitehouse (@existentialfish) August 23, 2016
It doesn’t matter what’s in Hillary’s emails, because the alternative means voting for that guy in the photo above.
Dustin Rowles has temporarily lifted his embargo on Donald Trump pictures, because you need to see the face that Charles Blow is talking about. Dustin can be yelled at on Twitter.