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Response to James Moran

David Barnwell
From Dr David Barnwell: A chairde ‑ What a stupid and intemperate “review” in your most recent edition by one James Moran. I went to the section with interest, as I enjoy reading about the Irish emigrant experience. Instead I found that Moran devoted most of his piece to an irrelevant, inflammatory and intemperate attack on Donald Trump. (Don’t you have any editors, who might cut out this kind of nonsense from an article?) Moran starts off with some juvenile attacks on Trump’s appearance, whom he describes as “mal-formed”. Is Moran such an “oil painting”, to use my late mother’s phrase? I could probably check Moran’s appearance out for myself on line somewhere, but I really couldn’t be bothered. Maybe DRB could put up a pic so that we could decide … Moving away from Moran’s childish insults, we see that he abuses his generous allotment of space to pronounce a number of risible falsehoods about Trump. Trump is no “racist” (does Moran define this word as Humpty Dumpty did ‑ to mean anything he wants it to mean? That abuse of language is pernicious, and especially deplorable in someone who supposedly deals with literature.) Trump correctly pointed out that among the migrants that have illegally flooded into the United States there have been murderers and rapists. Moran appears ignorant of the fact there has been a large number of such crimes, particularly those carried out by Mexican illegals in the state of California. I could direct Moran to where he could locate information about these murders and rapes, but why should I accommodate his laziness and sloppiness? He clearly has no interest in these victims ‑ Moran shows no respect for the Americans and immigrants who have been victims of murders and rapes by illegal migrants, felons who have in many cases been kicked out of the US, only to work their way back in. Don’t give us your faux concern Moran, the racist here is you, since you don’t care about American or immigrant victims of crime by illegals. Remember, one of the things about illegals is that they are never checked. A person wishing to migrate legally to the US (Moran is probably too hate-filled to know that Trump backs legal immigration) must produce a sheaf of police records and employer references showing that s/he is of good character. The illegal produces nothing. Hence no one knows who is…

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