Trump’s Racist ‘Willie Horton’ Video Is a Normal GOP Ad in 2018

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Trump’s Racist ‘Willie Horton’ Video Is a Normal GOP Ad in 2018

Post by Skeeve » Thu Nov 01, 2018 11:40 pm

Trump’s Racist ‘Willie Horton’ Video Is a Normal GOP Ad in 2018
The “Willie Horton ad” is among the most infamous campaign commercials in American history. Developed by allies of George H.W. Bush in 1988, the ad accused the Democratic presidential nominee of supporting a policy that allowed convicted murderers to leave prison on weekend furloughs — and claimed that said policy had enabled an African-American convicted killer named William Horton Jr. to rape a woman, and stab her boyfriend.

These claims were all technically accurate...BUT, yadda yadda yadda.
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Thirty years later, the United States has grown far more tolerant — of wildly racist and unethical campaign advertisements.

On Wednesday, the president of the United States released a web video that accuses “Democrats” of trying to flood America with psychopathic cop killers.
And with out further introduction, here it is...enjoy
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Re: Trump’s Racist ‘Willie Horton’ Video Is a Normal GOP Ad in 2018

Post by corplinx » Thu Nov 01, 2018 11:49 pm

They showed the guy in his own words, with his real name, and not darkened.

Democrats will make up any hysterical lie they can to foment violence at this point. Fuck em. They are literally making the country worse than anything Trump has done.

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Re: Trump’s Racist ‘Willie Horton’ Video Is a Normal GOP Ad in 2018

Post by WildCat » Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:10 am

The fact is California protected this nutcase from deportation several times when they had him in custody and didn't inform ICE.
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Re: Trump’s Racist ‘Willie Horton’ Video Is a Normal GOP Ad in 2018

Post by corplinx » Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:32 am

These editorial boards letting incendiary bullshit like this go to print is why the hicks call it FakeNews.

It's not just about the clickbait headlines, rushing to print unverified facts (then retracting days later), or the spin.

They push editorial content practically down your throat, and it's low effort divisive bullshit.

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Re: Trump’s Racist ‘Willie Horton’ Video Is a Normal GOP Ad in 2018

Post by WildCat » Fri Nov 02, 2018 3:16 am

corplinx wrote:
Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:32 am
These editorial boards letting incendiary bullshit like this go to print is why the hicks call it FakeNews.

It's not just about the clickbait headlines, rushing to print unverified facts (then retracting days later), or the spin.

They push editorial content practically down your throat, and it's low effort divisive bullshit.
But the more they write about it the more it gets seen.
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Re: Trump’s Racist ‘Willie Horton’ Video Is a Normal GOP Ad in 2018

Post by Anaxagoras » Fri Nov 02, 2018 4:00 am

WildCat wrote:
Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:10 am
The fact is California protected this nutcase from deportation several times when they had him in custody and didn't inform ICE.
Link? I don't doubt you, just want to see the factual basis.

This article says something different:

https://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-go ... 60015.html
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Re: Trump’s Racist ‘Willie Horton’ Video Is a Normal GOP Ad in 2018

Post by corplinx » Fri Nov 02, 2018 4:38 am

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Re: Trump’s Racist ‘Willie Horton’ Video Is a Normal GOP Ad in 2018

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Nov 02, 2018 9:07 am

Just remember this: Although Lee Atwater picked up on it with that notorious ad, the first dishonestly (because the situation wasn't Duke's doing) to bring up Willie Horton in that campaign was Al Gore in the primary. I distinctly remember this because I was a Dukakis volunteer at the time.
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Re: Trump’s Racist ‘Willie Horton’ Video Is a Normal GOP Ad in 2018

Post by ed » Fri Nov 02, 2018 10:35 am

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Re: Trump’s Racist ‘Willie Horton’ Video Is a Normal GOP Ad in 2018

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Nov 02, 2018 12:15 pm

ed please explain.

Are you laughing because I was a Dukakis volunteer (which I have mentioned here before)?

Or at your own creative misspelling (which may have some humor to it in the original Greek for all I know)?
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Re: Trump’s Racist ‘Willie Horton’ Video Is a Normal GOP Ad in 2018

Post by corplinx » Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:01 pm

his name was funny because Dukakis is greek for Dookie

This is why I want to start a marketing firm that runs ideas past 14 year old males to see if they pass the "oh wait a minute" test.

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Re: Trump’s Racist ‘Willie Horton’ Video Is a Normal GOP Ad in 2018

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:15 pm

And while I no longer would describe myself as a Democrat, we were right about one thing.

It was important to beat that right wing sonovabitch Al Gore. :cowbell:
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Re: Trump’s Racist ‘Willie Horton’ Video Is a Normal GOP Ad in 2018

Post by ed » Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:09 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Fri Nov 02, 2018 12:15 pm
ed please explain.

Are you laughing because I was a Dukakis volunteer (which I have mentioned here before)?

Or at your own creative misspelling (which may have some humor to it in the original Greek for all I know)?
"The Dork Duke"

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Amazing stuff there and you were in the thick of it.

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:12 pm

We really did call him that. :mrgreen:
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Post by ed » Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:18 pm

Did he have a slogan? Were there hats? Did you wear one?

come on, fess up.
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Post by ed » Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:18 pm

I need a picture.
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:20 pm

No particular slogan sticks out in my mind.

We had buttons of course, but I didn't save any souvenirs, dammit! :evil:
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Post by Doctor X » Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:20 pm

If Willie Horton was White, Native American, or even Belgian, they would have run the ad.

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:21 pm

ed: The most memorable slogan of that year (in New York) was Bob Grant's about Cuomo the First.

I'm sure you remember it even if you can't pronounce it.
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Re: Trump’s Racist ‘Willie Horton’ Video Is a Normal GOP Ad in 2018

Post by ed » Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:22 pm

Image

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Cereally, what did you guys think when that tank picture came out? Was it like "oh shit" or was it like hysterical "Oh Shit" :mrgreen:


Man it would be worth being part of a campaign for a fail as epic as that.
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