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trump's use of vulgar language to describe haiti triggers outrage across the social-media universe

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trump's use of vulgar language to describe haiti triggers outrage across the social-media universe

more of a bomb mot than a bon mot.the firestorm over president trump’s use of the word “shithole” to describe haiti and countries in africa continued to rage on friday, even as trump denied using the word. trump’s simultaneous suggestion that america instead welcome more immigrants from, say, norway threw more fuel on the fire created by his foray into linguistic tactlessness.on twitter and other social-media sites, the masses weighed in, often with clever and amusing riffs on the president’s colorful language.here’s some of what you may have missed while you were scratching your head over the non-presidential presidential language that started the whole thing rolling in the first place:let’s kick things off with this post from new york times reporter binyamin appelbaum:a “headline” from andy borowitz in the new yorker:“trump demands poem on statue of liberty be revised to exclude shithole countries”to get an idea of how resounding the anger was over the president’s remarks, here’s a look at how florida politicians reacted, according to abc news:rep. debbie wasserman-schultz said trump’s remark was racist, discriminatory, outrageous, horrendous and unacceptable.“no american can be proud of a president who speaks this way,” the democratic lawmaker said in a statement. “trump’s republican colleagues must denounce his comments and stand up against bigotry and intolerance or be guilty of sanctioning them.”rep. lois frankel, who is a leader ...