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Why did Eric Trump mention being white in his speech defending his father outside the courtroom?

Asked by mazingerz88 (29018points) 1 month ago from iPhone

What could he have meant when he added the words “we’re white” in his statement? https://youtu.be/GVmf5aCzQdM?si=0MDkNNk0Wrp-hIsX

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elbanditoroso's avatar

Probably a signal to the white supremacist MAGA supporters that it’s time to “lock and load”.

Or a more benign response is that he feels that his father is in some way being persecuted because he is caucasian, and a non-white person would have been acquitted. (which is a doubtful premise).

I listened to the clip several times – I think Eric said “right” not “white”

Tropical_Willie's avatar

“Dog whistle” to MAGA followers, judge Merchan is Brown skinned and Bragg is African American.

jca2's avatar

He’s being persecuted by the dark man.

flutherother's avatar

He’s trying to distance himself from the orange lineage of his father.

Zaku's avatar

The main thing that explains how/why Trump ever even managed to become the GOP candidate in 2016 is . . . the theme of white male supremacy.

KNOWITALL's avatar

Listed to many versions, sounds like Right.

LadyMarissa's avatar

I heard “We are RIGHT”. Had TYT not suggested that he said “white”, I would have NEVER thought it!!! Eric is an idiot that works very hard to garner his dad’s favor. He says what daddy tells him to say just like Jr does.

Strauss's avatar

Because he’s an asshole?

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