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Commentary Trump’s dehumanizing language leads to violence

Nov 06, 2018 - The Salt Lake Tribune

I’m reluctant to write what feels like a prediction, but events in Pittsburgh compel me to speak.

Many interpretations of the shooting are being circulated. One interpretation is worth repeating There is a clear connection, a cause-and-effect sequence, between Donald Trump calling economic refugees, walking to the U.S. from Honduras, “invaders” with ties to Middle Eastern terrorists and Central American gangs, and the killing of 11 Jewish people in the Tree of Life Synagogue on Oct. ...