June 3rd, 2016
(written by lawrence krubner, however indented passages are often quotes). You can contact lawrence at: email@example.com
In his excellent book Parting The Waters, Taylor Branch makes the point that the riot that occurred in Oxford, Mississippi (over the arrival of James Meredith) on September 30, 1962 was the last large scale white racist gathering in the USA for several decades. And for some decades, it seemed that there had been a permanent change in the USA, that such things would never happen again. And certainly, the Republican leadership would not allow such things, for a long time. But all of that has changed now, with the rise of Trump.
So we get more and more guys like this, screaming racist rhetoric and people who may be of Hispanic descent:
“BUILD THAT FUCKIN’ WALL… FOR ME!”
“GO FUCKIN’ COOK MY BURRITO BITCH”
You’re looking at the face of resurgent mainstream white hatred in the United States—it listens to Slipknot*, daydreams about appearing on an MMA-based reality competition show, smells like cocktail made of Mountain Dew, cough syrup, and creatine, and thinks anyone who appears to be Mexican should “BUILD THAT FUCKIN’ WALL… FOR ME!”