You know Pope Francis, right? He’s, well, the Pope and also one of the people that Donald Trump has picked a public fight with. You know Trump, too, yes? He’s the guy running for President who has loudly announced his plan to build a wall between the border of the United States and Mexico.
Per ABC News, Pope Francis said the following last night during the Third World Meeting of Popular Movements, a collection of grassroots groups representing the poor:
No tyranny can be sustained without exploiting our fears … Citizens are walled-up, terrified on one side; on the other side, even more terrified, are the excluded and banished.
“Exploiting our fears” like calling Mexicans rapists and drug dealers and saying a wall will keep them out? That’s how plenty of people interpreted the comments, which is why Twitter predictably was filled with opinions:
I WARNED YOU ABOUT THIS COMMUNIST POPE IN ;SCORCHED EARTH’. HERE YOU SEE THE FORMER CLUB BOUNCER ATTACKING TRUMP…. https://t.co/Bwlj3tev93
— Michael Savage (@ASavageNation) November 6, 2016
— Dump Trump (@DumpTrump22) November 6, 2016
@TheMarkRomano I am a devout Catholic and I have to say your comment about the pope is spot on. Sadly.
— bigG6g (@simonboy68) November 6, 2016
The pope says take down walls – let him start taking down wall of Vatican city! We have illegal drugs coming in killing our youth! BUILD IT
— Tyler Skye (@tylersky16) November 6, 2016
Pope says to build bridges instead of walls. I’ll take him seriously when he tears down that 40 foot wall around the Vatican. #hypocrite
— Victor Cognovit (@VictorCognovit) November 6, 2016
CUCKED Pope Francis takes his last jabs at Trump in a lame speech…
RT if you don’t care what that liberal puppet thinks!!#SundayMorning
— Emily Rutherford (@emrutherford90) November 6, 2016
The Pope hasn’t been this controversial in an election since John F. Kennedy ran in 1960.
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