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SPLC: Calling MS-13 murderers, rapists ‘animals’ is ‘racist’ and ‘dehumanizing’

On Monday the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) decided to cozy up to the murderers and rapists of the violent MS-13 gang, telling the White House in a tweet that it’s “racist” and “dehumanizing” for the administration to refer to them as “animals.”

“It is unacceptable for such racist, dehumanizing language to now be repeated 10 times on the White House website in a document that speaks for America,” the group said in a tweet.

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This was in response to a press release which began: “Too many innocent Americans have fallen victim to the unthinkable violence of MS-13’s animals.”

Twitchy put this in context by observing that “the same organization that maintains a ‘Hate Map’ is going to defend the dignity of MS-13 gang members.”

Reaction was, well, predictable:

https://twitter.com/fancy_spancy_22/status/998994292764012552

https://twitter.com/PolitiBunny/status/999093886101409798

Let that sink in for just a moment.

It’s possible…  Just give them an excuse.

It’s pretty much gotten to the point that if Donald Trump openly spoke against Satan, the left would come out in support of the devil and accuse critics of racism.

https://twitter.com/narcissist_ghst/status/999113449736196097

https://twitter.com/elitefitandmma/status/999127482589577218

https://twitter.com/ShovelBum21/status/999111602656997376

Bingo.

One person noted:

https://twitter.com/JustEric/status/999091054480588800

You’d think that would go without saying, but we ARE talking about the modern left…

Not all people — just low-information leftists.

https://twitter.com/JasonKeebler/status/999107792442183680

https://twitter.com/ADikHurricane/status/999118385416896515

That pretty much nails it.

Contributor Jim Simpson, by the way, wrote up a fairly lengthy piece exposing the SPLC, a portion of which can be seen here.

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Joe Newby

A 10-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, Joe ran for a city council position in Riverside, Calif., in 1991 and managed successful campaigns for the Idaho state legislature. Co-author of "Banned: How Facebook enables militant Islamic jihad," Joe wrote for Examiner.com from 2010 until it closed in 2016 and his work has been published at Newsbusters, Spokane Faith and Values and other sites. He now runs the Conservative Firing Line.

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