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‘Red rover, red rover — send immigrants over’: Seth Meyers brutally mocks Trump’s plan for a ‘human wall’

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NBC’s “Late Night with Seth Meyers” delivered a live show responding to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address.

Meyer’s mocked Trump’s tie, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Energy Secretary Rick Perry — who was the designated survivor during the speech.

But Meyer’s saved some of his most biting criticism for Trump’s continuing demand Congress pay for the border wall he had promised Mexico would fund.

The host read an early morning tweet by the president on building a “human wall” after Mexico wouldn’t pay for a concrete wall and Congress wouldn’t pay for a steel-slat fence.

“A human wall?” Meyers wondered.

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“Who are the humans in the wall anyway?” he wondered. “Are you and your weird sons going to go down to the border and play Red Rover?”

“Red Rover, Red Rover, send immigrants over,” he mocked.

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The media’s ‘Made in America’ problem: Trump creates racist controversy — and gets free campaign coverage

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Let’s presume, however depressing that notion may be, that mainstream news organizations will continue to fumble the ball when it comes to directly calling blatantly racist statements coming out of Donald Trump’s mouth what they are, which is racist.

Let’s also presume that in the fallout of such incidents like Trump’s racist tweets on Sunday, media organizations adopt predictable stances. Most struggle to maintain a sense of equanimity and fairness when it comes to calling out Trump’s racism. Fox amplifies it.

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Gay man’s family cut off his ear after he came out

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A teen man came out to his parents and in response his dad severely mutilated him, reports Gay Star News.

The 19-year-old was then locked in a closet, where he tried not to bleed to death.

The teen is from The Gambia and is trying to get asylum in The Netherlands.

“I was so afraid to tell my family about my sexuality,” he said.

“I thought, maybe, my family will accept me because I am their family. This is who I am.”

“That was the biggest mistake I ever made.”

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Longtime Trump loyalist warns the president that his racist tweets are about to permanently stain his image

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On Tuesday, former Trump administration official Anthony Scaramucci criticized President Trump for telling four freshman congresswomen to go back to their own countries. All four are American citizens.

Scaramucci accused the president of playing to his base, in a way that has dangerous manifestations: for the president and the country.

“He’s blowing very hard on a dog-whistle that every ethnic group that’s landed in the United States has had to hear,” Scaramucci told the BBC.

“I don’t think the president is a racist, but here’s the thing: if you continue to say and act in that manner, then we all have to look at him and say, ‘OK, well, maybe you weren’t a racist, but now you’re turning into one.'”

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