Trump's Plan To Deliver A Speech At Gettysburg Has Incurred The Internet's Wrath

While Trump's behavior and defense of white supremacy is always shocking, it should come as little to no surprise at this point

8/10/2020 11:52:00 PM

While Trump's behavior and defense of white supremacy is always shocking, it should come as little to no surprise at this point

The suggestion that he might host his acceptance speech at Gettysburg — the site of a literal war brought on by Confederates in the South — naturally left room for wide criticism.

. He has also championed the lives of famous Confederate generals, whether he fully has a grasp on what they stood for or not.But tweeting that Gettysburg is in the running for where he wants to give his acceptance speech is especially ironic given that the Confederate Army lost against the Union Army during the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. Calling it the “Great Battlefield,” Trump is now just blatantly supporting the bigoted beliefs that mounted into the Confederate Army, and he is doing so at a time when the country is seeking justice for violence against Black people.

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But some onlookers voiced more serious concerns with Trump’s possible presence at Gettysburg, given thatmore than 3,500 Union soldiersare buried at the Gettysburg National Cemetery. Many noted that Trump giving the speech atop their many graves is a sign of disrespect, given what the Union stood for. Others likened his possible presence as the beginnings of another Civil War.

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“white supremacy” Yawning with the same stories .. where’s that diversity joe ? Just lost a follower not that you will care. Hope y’all shut down next.

Trump Says He'll Deliver Acceptance Speech From Either Gettysburg Or White House'I think anything you do on federal property would seem to be problematic,' said Senate Majority Whip John Thune. 'while he is asleep and dreaming' you forgot to include. Or Nuremberg PA! Gettysburg 🤣🤣🤣🤣

Trump says he is considering the 'Great Battlefield' at Gettysburg for his convention speechPresident Trump tweeted on Monday that he is choosing between two locations, Gettysburg, Pa., and the White House, for his speech accepting the Republican nomination, slated for Aug. 27. clever....he want to be civil war president in order get his face carve on mountain like Abe 😂😂😂😄😆😅🤡😃🧐😣🤔🤫🤨🙄🤬🙃😁🤪😜😝😂😄😆😅🤡😃🧐😣🤔🤫🤨 Just don't.......

Gettysburg or White House: Trump narrows RNC speech backdrop choices, decision coming 'soon'President Trump says Gettysburg or the White House will serve as the backdrop for his nomination acceptance speech during the Republican National Convention in 2 weeks. Cool... Your supposed to concentrate on Gettysburg, then get outraged, and wait for the next news story. The RNC political event doesn’t belong at either venue. The politicization of the White House or a place as sacred as Gettysburg is totally inappropriate. What’s wrong with realDonaldTrump’s tacky DC Hotel? The White House and Gettysburg are National sites, not Trump property.

Twitter Users Not Happy Trump May Give RNC Speech From Gettysburg Or White HousePeople panned his choices as 'an abuse of power,' 'criminally corrupt,' and 'a choice between illegal or sacrilegious.' Huff..... Doing an outstanding job, keep it up, your boss is proud of you all The irony of people complaining about Trump using a Battlefield Memorial while at the same time destroying historical statues. That goofy smile pisses me off every time I see it. How many others feel the same way?

The White House? Gettysburg? Florida? Trump team looks at options for nomination speechThe nomination acceptance speech is the most attention-getting event of a convention. Because of coronavirus, Trump may deliver his from home. Doesn’t matter where he does it, trump 2020 Most watched? I don’t plan on watching

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