The media just cannot ignore Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. It isn’t only because he is fighting to be the president of the most powerful country but, because his crude statements baffle and shock people everyday.
The most recent in his stream of insensitive comments is what he said about the terminally ill people at a rally in Nevada on Wednesday.
The Independent reported that Trump urged the terminally ill people to stay alive long enough to vote for him in the 2016 US presidential election in November.
"I don't care how sick you are. I don't care if you just came back from the doctor and he gave you the worst possible prognosis, meaning it's over. Doesn't matter. Hang out till 8 November. Get out and vote," he supposedly said in Reno, Nevada.
His arrogance and callousness further prompted him to “assure” those people that after they are gone, "all we're going to say is, We love you and we will remember you always."
He urged them to "get out and vote, and don’t let the other side take this election away from us. Because this is the last chance we get."
Let’s not jump to conclusions. He is not as inconsiderate as he may seem to be. He prefaced his speech by saying, "I say kiddingly, but I mean it," according to The Huffington Post.
The Sydney Morning Herald reported that moments after Trump went off-script, stumbles returned. He apparently bragged about being able to properly pronounce the state’s name and proceeded to mispronounce it.
This is not the first time when Trump has made controversial statements during his campaign. He called Mexicans rapists and subsequently received a hostile welcome in Mexico. He was greeted with protests from Mexicans. He also wants a complete ban on Muslims entering the United States.
Trump’s comments does not seem to urge voters to "get out and vote". His already infamous image might just repel people and make him appear as an unsympathetic insane person.
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Updated Date: Oct 25, 2016 12:24:30 IST