Texas GOP official tries to attack immigrants at the border — and it blows up in his face
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On Thursday, Travis County GOP chairman and longtime Texas GOP strategist Matt Mackowiak attacked former Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) for comparing President Donald Trump's language about migrants and asylum seekers at the southern border to Nazism.


His remarks prompted an argument with MSNBC's Chris Hayes:

Undeterred, Mackowiak doubled down, and defended Trump's use of dehumanizing language for migrants:

Before long, Mackowiak was deluged in tweets from people helpfully providing him with other words he might use.

Soon after, Mackowiak seemed to realize how poorly his tweet was received, as he backtracked from his seeming endorsement of Trump's words: