Trump Praises Anti-Semite's "Good Bloodlines"

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Trump Praises Anti-Semite's "Good Bloodlines"

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Trump criticized for praising 'good bloodlines' of Henry Ford, who promoted anti-Semitism
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/pol ... 242361002/

President Donald Trump took heat on social media for praising the "good bloodlines" of Ford Motor Co. founder Henry Ford, who had a history of promoting anti-Semitic views.

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"Henry Ford was an anti-Semite and one of America's staunchest proponents of eugenics. The President should apologize," Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt wrote on Twitter in response to a reporter's post about Trump's remarks.

Former White House ethics chief Walter Shaub denounced Trump's comments as "gaslit dog whistling" as the term bloodlines is often used in eugenics.

Ford published a set of anti-Semitic pamphlets called, "The International Jew." He also spread conspiracy theories through his newspaper the Dearborn Independent.

The Henry Ford museum describes how Ford "saw Jews present in everything that he viewed as modern and distasteful" including the First World War, jazz, and short skirts. Ford used the network of Ford dealerships across the country to distribute the Dearborn Independent, building the newspaper to a circulation of 900,000 in 1926.

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Ford, however, accepted an award, the Grand Cross of the German Eagle, from Nazi Germany in 1938.

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Ford reprinted the Protocols of the Elders of Zion. He got that award as a supporter of Nazi Germany.

It seems strange to make that remark, "he had good bloodlines," given Ford was a supporter of eugenics.

There also was a controversy about him wearing/not wearing a mask while in the Ford plant, but it's minor (IMHO) in comparison to this.
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WTF??!?!? Ford was a Hitler sympathizer. This is a Nazi dog whistle.

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Excuse me while I use a BROAD BRUSH to say anyone who spends one minute defending anything rump is just as guilty as he is of all his crimes

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