The political landscape gets uglier all the time, thanks to Trump. At his rally in North Carolina Tuesday night he encouraged the crowd to chant “Send Her Back” referring to US Rep. Ilhan Omar.
Instead of talking about policies or the next election, Trump smugly encouraged the crowd in the hateful chant, aimed at Omar and the three other minority congresswomen who have complained about the Trump administrations handling of migrants — especially children — in detention centers. Trump infamously tweeted that the congresswomen should go ‘back to the countries they came from’ despite the fact that all four are U.S. citizens.
Telling the crowd that if they don’t like ‘American Policies’ they can leave the country ignited the hate and racism in the pro-Trump crowd.
Iman clapped back in the classiest way possible …with a photo and a poem.
She also shared a poem by Maya Angelou: ‘You may shoot me with your words, you may cut me with your eyes, you may kill me with your hatefulness. But still, like air, I’ll rise.’
Other Democrats rallied to her defense: