GOP Strategist Rick Wilson: Trump Supporters ‘Want Anybody Who’s Darker Than a Latte Deported’
Rick Wilson is never short on colorful ways to criticize the Trump Administration, and on Wednesday, he raked the president’s fans across the coals for what he deems to be their racism-driven support of his tough immigration policies.
The #NeverTrump Republican strategist was on CNN today for a discussion on Donald Trump‘s rescinded policy of separating migrant children from their families at the U.S. southern border. Wilson slammed the “deliberate” cruelty of the administration while predicting that they won’t really change their policy approach because they only care about the president’s base, which still approves.
“Their core supporters want anybody who’s darker than a latte deported,” Wilson said. “They’re not happy about immigration of any kind. They don’t believe in the asylum process. They want to take and separate these families as a matter of deterrence and as a sort of theater of cruelty. I think it really doesn’t speak well to their moral standing.”
Wilson went on to slam the White House for, in his view, loving “the whole optics of this cruel sort of exercise.”
Watch above, via CNN.
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