During today's interview on CBS's Face The Nation, Speaker Paul Ryan told John Dickerson that even though Trump has had some missteps on race relations, his "heart is in the right place" so it's OK.
Speaker Ryan was featured in a few segments on the show and in the middle of the program, Dickerson switched the topic to race relations.
Dickerson asked, "A year ago, we talked about race relations in the country and you said you hoped then-candidate Trump would be inclusive. You said, 'He's new at this.'"
"It's been a year now, how would you rate his ability to bring this country together which has clearly an issue?"
Ryan said that Trump made a couple of bad comments during the Charlottesville fiasco, but said he knows Trump's "heart is in the right place."
Dickerson asked, "How do you know that?"
How does Ryan know Trump's heart is in the right place after seeing no sign of that in the over two years he's been in the political limelight?
Ryan explained, "I've had some candid conversations about this, especially during that time."
See? Case closed. Trump told him in private what he really feels so it's all better now. Forget what he actually does. What matters is what he says to Ryan behind closed doors.
Ryan then pulled a 'Kellyanne Conway'™ by switching topics in mid-sentence to throw up a smoke screen for the president..
"I do really believe his heart is in the right place. I think what matters is that we have to show people that we are inclusive society, that we want everyone to succeed and I think there's more that all of us as leaders have got to do to be inclusive with people and make people feel like they're included in society. I think we got long ways to go just as society in the country for that."
It's everybody's fault, not just Trump, that make certain people feel like the police has it in for them.
Ryan, of course, was talking about the GOP and the entire Republican party, but he never once blamed Trump for inflaming race relations in America. What a brave man.
Dickerson told Ryan that Trump only uses patriotism as his cudgel to bash the NFL players with but never explained what and why the players are protesting.
Ryan made believe he is the consciousness of America by telling CBS that they've held hearings on the police shootings that have occurred.
Dickerson said Trump is only spending time on one side of the argument, the side that Trump created for himself instead of looking at it through the eyes of African American players.
Ryan, of course, didn't respond to Trump's one-sided view and blamed the activists for not recognizing the jingoism of the other Americans that don't agree with them. Because the oppressed should always worry about the feelings of poor little racists.
Another awful interview and if you needed anymore evidence to vote Ryan out of office and support Randy Bryce for Congress, here it is.
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