On Thursday, January 11 in a White House meeting with lawmakers, Donald Trump inquired about the United States accepting immigrants from El Salvador, Haiti, and African countries and why this was happening. He also asked, "Why are we having all these people from s***hole countries come here?" Instead, he believes that the United States should bring in from countries like Norway. This hasn't been the first time Donald Trump has insulted a group, class or person. In fact, Donald Trump Jr. has also had issues with people such as Oprah Winfrey. An article by Forbes confirmed these quotes by the president.

I'm from a s***hole country

As you can imagine, people from those countries obviously didn't take the racist comment lightly. Of course, they took offense to it but had an intelligent way of responding. Various people shared their accomplishments on Twitter to prove Trump wrong. Trump is without question, closed-minded and represents a racist view.

Setting Trump straight

The language of Donald Trump that the African continent, Haiti, and El Salvador are “s***hole countries” is extremely unfortunate.

They are certainly not “s***hole countries.” People will not accept such insults, even from a leader of a friendly country, no matter how powerful. Bill Maher, who is a political commentator, commented on Trump's remark by setting the matter straight.

"A president should really check where his own country is in the rankings for literacy, infant mortality, life expectancy, infrastructure, income inequality, the percentage of women in government, etc...

before saying who's the s***hole country." Essentially, if we are going to set a precedent to neglect people that don’t fit into a white, wealthy, Christian worldview; we’ve lost the fiber that made America great.

The fact that 63 million Americans somehow reached the conclusion that an openly racist, tax-dodging, draft-dodging, truth-dodging, debt-dodging birther-liar was somehow going to MAGA with his toxic snake oil goes to show what kind of a country the United States has become.

Trump has, of course, denied that he used that particular language in the meeting. But regardless, he is unaware of the parents or grandparents from these countries that have maintained great achievements and pride in their heritage. To have to put down other people in order to make a point is degrading. Trump has administered racist comments before and they clearly haven't stopped.