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Donald Trump Jr. Gets Lambasted For Calling Black Supporter ‘Articulate’

trump jrRepublican presidential nominee Donald Trump‘s namesake has landed in the social media penalty box for reminding everyone of Chris Rock, and not in a good way. Donald Trump Jr. (please don’t cal him “Little Donald”) meant to praise young black activist CJ Pearson, who has endorsed Trump Senior just months after renouncing the GOP because it “turned a blind eye to racial discrimination.”

Here’s how Trump chose to do it, though:

That “compliment” earned him a blizzard of criticism on Twitter, some of which Raw Story has collected:

@DonaldJTrumpJr articulate? this is how you poll 0% with black voters

— Julius Swerving (@jewelsbeats) July 27, 2016


The condescending compliment was made famous by Chris Rock in his legendary 1996 concert film “Bring the Pain.”

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