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Her Sister

(6,444 posts)
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 03:51 PM Jul 2016

RNC forced to close online convention chat after anti-Semites turn it into a Jew-bashing hatefest




You can live stream the Republican National Convention on the RNC’s official YouTube page, but you can’t chat about it live anymore.

Why, you ask? Because the Republicans have now disabled the live chat window on the page after it got overrun by anti-Semitic Trump supporters.

As former Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle gave a speech promoting inroads that Republicans have made with Jewish voters, as well as ripping the Democrats for allegedly being more hostile to Israel, Trump’s alt-right followers flooded the page with anti-Semitic vitriol.

Among other things, the Trump fans wrote “Press H for Hitler,” “JOOS,” “BAN JEWS,” “OY GEVALT,” and “KIKE.”

Some screen caps follow below:
http://www.rawstory.com/2016/07/rnc-forced-to-close-online-convention-chat-after-anti-semites-turn-it-into-a-jew-bashing-hatefest/
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RNC forced to close online convention chat after anti-Semites turn it into a Jew-bashing hatefest (Original Post) Her Sister Jul 2016 OP
Look at the comments on some of the YouTube live feeds. More of the same. NWCorona Jul 2016 #1
Just some really ugly people. louis-t Jul 2016 #2
Wouldn't surprise me if... Behind the Aegis Jul 2016 #3
Heard there were other words used like the N word ~from pro-Trump people Her Sister Jul 2016 #4
That certainly doesn't surprise me! Behind the Aegis Jul 2016 #5
And we're back to the "you still think you can control them?" line from "Cabaret.." villager Jul 2016 #11
YouTube comments are the internet racist bigoted hotspot. joshcryer Jul 2016 #9
Were he to win these people would feel justified in doing horrible things. nolabear Jul 2016 #6
I'd say they arleady feel justified in doing horrible things. SheilaT Jul 2016 #7
That's what I meant. You said it better. nolabear Jul 2016 #13
If Trump were to win, how soon would we start WHEN CRABS ROAR Jul 2016 #35
Trying to be clear-headed about an SheilaT Jul 2016 #42
Just as likely if they lose. gordianot Jul 2016 #10
But a Prez like Trump would keep stirring + pouring and thus normalizing +legitimizing Her Sister Jul 2016 #14
No. Losers slink away. yardwork Jul 2016 #21
Most of them are cowards who will slink back into their caves and holes if Trump loses. glennward Jul 2016 #37
Trump will do the horrible things. yardwork Jul 2016 #22
That's what scares me so much about Trump. sarae Jul 2016 #32
It would be time for a general strike. WHEN CRABS ROAR Jul 2016 #36
It's silly to think that Trump's people will come for "other people" IronLionZion Jul 2016 #8
Yes, I think about that every day. WHEN CRABS ROAR Jul 2016 #38
But Drumpf's pro-Israel Fritz Walter Jul 2016 #12
I am at the YouTubhe "Official live stream but nothing is happening? pangaia Jul 2016 #15
There probably out painting 6 pointed stars on windows turbinetree Jul 2016 #18
Those are sheriff's badges! Qutzupalotl Jul 2016 #27
Youngbloods, turbinetree Jul 2016 #43
Reconvening at 7:30pm. Maybe a dinner break? Her Sister Jul 2016 #23
This is why we can't have nice things! Big_K Jul 2016 #16
GOP embraces Trump's 'America First' slogan, ​despite Jewish ​concerns 6chars Jul 2016 #17
What???? Onyrleft Jul 2016 #19
well ... 6chars Jul 2016 #29
Not really Mrdie Jul 2016 #34
????????????? 6chars Jul 2016 #40
+1 grossproffit Jul 2016 #39
Wow. That's extreme even for Republicans. yardwork Jul 2016 #20
Trump has made it okay for these f***ers to come out of their bunkers. grossproffit Jul 2016 #24
Trump draws supporters out from under rocks and under bridges and from the cesspits of America Hekate Jul 2016 #25
Do these idiots know Ivanka is Jewish? Spitfire of ATJ Jul 2016 #26
No. Qutzupalotl Jul 2016 #28
That's not anti-semitism, just some kind of glitch in Microsoft Shapes. Mc Mike Jul 2016 #30
So they want to keep their anti-semitic views under wraps. sarae Jul 2016 #31
Sick idiots follow sick idiots with money. raven mad Jul 2016 #33
I'm shocked Wraith20878 Jul 2016 #41
They gave Linda Lingle airtime?! KamaAina Jul 2016 #44
Who would support racist Drumpf? lark Jul 2016 #45

Behind the Aegis

(53,679 posts)
3. Wouldn't surprise me if...
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 03:56 PM
Jul 2016

No, I am not surprised by this. I am sure some others are. The very idea a Jew would be attacked with anti-Semitic remarks?! Unheard of!

People are really showing their true colors.

 

Her Sister

(6,444 posts)
4. Heard there were other words used like the N word ~from pro-Trump people
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 03:59 PM
Jul 2016

Will try to find where I read that

Behind the Aegis

(53,679 posts)
5. That certainly doesn't surprise me!
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 04:02 PM
Jul 2016

No need for sources, I have seen this before. The hatemongers are pulling out all the stops. One of the reasons Trump is so popular is because he appeals to peoples' bigotries and doesn't make them feel ashamed of it, but rather encourages them to embrace it in "Making America Great Again."

 

villager

(26,001 posts)
11. And we're back to the "you still think you can control them?" line from "Cabaret.."
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 04:29 PM
Jul 2016

Even if things turn out "right" in November, certain vicious genies won't so easily be stuffed back in bottles...

joshcryer

(62,259 posts)
9. YouTube comments are the internet racist bigoted hotspot.
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 04:23 PM
Jul 2016

Even more so than Yahoo comments (which, surprisingly, have been cleaned up to a large extent in the past few years, it was way worse before, but it's still bad, mind you).

 

SheilaT

(23,156 posts)
7. I'd say they arleady feel justified in doing horrible things.
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 04:20 PM
Jul 2016

Last edited Mon Jul 18, 2016, 05:07 PM - Edit history (1)

If Trump were to win, they'd believe they'd have government on their side.

WHEN CRABS ROAR

(3,813 posts)
35. If Trump were to win, how soon would we start
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 06:28 PM
Jul 2016

to organize a nationwide general strike?

I'm not kidding.

 

SheilaT

(23,156 posts)
42. Trying to be clear-headed about an
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 07:43 PM
Jul 2016

eventual Trump Presidency, a lot would depend on the make-up of Congress. If Republicans hold the House and Senate, we're totally screwed and a nationwide general strike, while an excellent idea, probably isn't going to happen. This country is much too far from its union roots for any such thing to occur, sadly.

What we'd need to do is do everything possible at a grass roots level to take over the House and Senate in 2018.

I kind of want to suggest that Hillary form what amounts to a shadow government, but that might not be such a hot idea.

Our best hope would be that if Trump were to win, that even the worst of the Republicans would quickly understand how incredibly ill suited to the job he is, and impeach him very quickly. Not that Pence would be a great President, but he'd be marginally better because he at least already understands how the government works.

 

glennward

(989 posts)
37. Most of them are cowards who will slink back into their caves and holes if Trump loses.
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 06:33 PM
Jul 2016

I learned from one of my close friends who is white that she is so befuddled about the hate for black people among her family and friends who have never even met a black person and some have actually never seen a black in person.

sarae

(3,284 posts)
32. That's what scares me so much about Trump.
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 05:49 PM
Jul 2016

I can't even imagine what it would be like if he won. I don't want to imagine the hellscape that would ensue.

IronLionZion

(45,009 posts)
8. It's silly to think that Trump's people will come for "other people"
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 04:23 PM
Jul 2016

They'll come for all of us. No one will be spared. He's a "law and order" with supporters who are incredibly angry and stupid. What could go wrong?

There was another politician who got power legally with a small minority of the votes and small group of very passionate followers.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nazi_Germany#Nazi_seizure_of_power

Fritz Walter

(4,268 posts)
12. But Drumpf's pro-Israel
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 04:32 PM
Jul 2016

Or at least, pro-Netanyahu.
Well, he was the last time I checked. He changes positions more frequently than a rooftop weathervane in Kansas during a storm!

pangaia

(24,324 posts)
15. I am at the YouTubhe "Official live stream but nothing is happening?
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 04:38 PM
Jul 2016

Are they out for dinner? Or a joint?

6chars

(3,967 posts)
17. GOP embraces Trump's 'America First' slogan, ​despite Jewish ​concerns
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 04:55 PM
Jul 2016
Jonathan Sarna, historian and author of ​American Judaism: A History, said that "America First" is a term remembered "for its use of anti-Semitism to advance the cause of isolationism."

http://www.jpost.com/US-Elections/GOP-embraces-Trumps-America-First-slogan-despite-Jewish-concerns-460756

article from today provides more background on this angle of the Trump campaign

Mrdie

(115 posts)
34. Not really
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 06:14 PM
Jul 2016

The only example I've heard in regards to a left-wing state (if you want to define it as such) persecuting Jews (more precisely Jewish culture) would be the Soviet Union in Stalin's last years. Whether that was the case or not, anti-Semitism officially remained a crime throughout the history of the USSR, and under Stalin there was an expansion in Yiddish culture in the 1920s and 30s, the establishment of an alternative Jewish homeland in the form of Birodbidzhan, and Soviet recognition and support for the State of Israel upon its founding: https://archive.org/stream/SovietButNotRussian/Soviet%20But%20Not%20Russian#page/n154/mode/1up

Hekate

(89,649 posts)
25. Trump draws supporters out from under rocks and under bridges and from the cesspits of America
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 05:37 PM
Jul 2016

Gods help us.

Mc Mike

(9,102 posts)
30. That's not anti-semitism, just some kind of glitch in Microsoft Shapes.
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 05:44 PM
Jul 2016

What's next for the haters, attacking Disney's "Frozen"?

sarae

(3,284 posts)
31. So they want to keep their anti-semitic views under wraps.
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 05:47 PM
Jul 2016

That tells you all you need to know about the Republican party. Biggest racist scumbags on the face of the earth.

 

KamaAina

(78,249 posts)
44. They gave Linda Lingle airtime?!
Tue Jul 19, 2016, 12:55 PM
Jul 2016


She just got fired from her $200K job as "operations manager" for Gov. Bruce Rauner (R-IL Now Has Two-Thirds Of A Budget). During her term as governor of Hawai'i, the repukes lost seats in the legislature in every election, leading to the bizarre Senate leadership contest in which two of the three remaining repukes (out of 25!) ran against each other, only to discover that the deciding vote was out of state and couldn't be found!

That being said, kama'aina (local Hawai'i people, which I was when I took the username; now you know ) seldom if ever engaged in Jew-bashing and are likely appalled at this development. The popular Lingle parlor game was to spin her four long-ago marriages and lengthy stretch of singledom into evidence that she's gay.
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