The Daily Populous

Saturday July 20th, 2019 night edition

image for John McCain famously shut down a racist voter at a 2008 campaign event, now the video is going viral after Trump did nothing to stop racist chants at his rally

Many social media users said they missed McCain for how he handled the racism before him — and lamented the poor state of American politics.

The late Republican Sen. John McCain's defense of then-Sen. Barack Obama from a racist voter at a 2008 town hall is going viral after President Donald Trump did not stop racism at his Wednesday evening rally in North Carolina.

At the rally, Trump did nothing to stop his supporters from chanting "send her back!"

Read more: Trump supporters chant 'send her back' as the president attacks Ilhan Omar at rally in North Carolina.

The video highlights the stark difference between how Trump and McCain dealt with racism at their political rallies.

The 2008 McCain campaign event was particularly charged as voters expressed their raw anger and fear at the idea of an Obama presidency.

Read more: 'I was not happy with it': Trump denounces attendees at his rally chanting 'send her back' about Rep. Ilhan Omar. »

NowThis auf Twitter: "‘You don’t think that having 10,000 officers in a violent, racist group sharing rape memes of members of Congress points to any concern of a dehumanized culture?’ — @AOC pressed

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Jason Alexander Joins Cast of 'Faith Based'

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He will play the "eccentric head of a weight loss tea pyramid scheme" in the Christian film industry satire.

Jason Alexander has joined the cast of Christian film industry satire Faith Based from director Vincent Masciale and writer Luke Barnett.

Faith Based is the second film from Masciale and Barnett, whose first feature was horror-comedy Fear, Inc., starring Abigail Breslin. »