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Buzzfeed Editor Accuses Trump Of Racism After He Tweets About Sri Lanka Attacks Was


Added 04-22-19 09:16:02am EST - “BuzzFeed's world news editor shocked many by saying President Donald Trump's reaction to the Easter Sri Lanka terrorist attack was racist.” - Dailycaller.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailycaller.com: “Buzzfeed Editor Accuses Trump Of Racism After He Tweets About Sri Lanka Attacks Was”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

BuzzFeed’s world news editor shocked and angered many Twitter users after accusing President Donald Trump of racism based on his response to the Easter terrorist attacks on Sri Lanka’s Christian churches.

People who live near the church that was attacked yesterday, leave their houses as the military try to defuse a suspected van before it exploded in Colombo, Sri Lanka Apr. 22, 2019. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

After citing the numbers (known at that time) of those who were killed and injured,  Trump tweeted, “The United States offers heartfelt condolences to the great people of Sri Lanka. We stand ready to help!” (RELATED: CNN And MSNBC Repeatedly Floated Impeachment Over Disputed BuzzFeed Report)

138 people have been killed in Sri Lanka, with more that 600 badly injured, in a terrorist attack on churches and hotels. The United States offers heartfelt condolences to the great people of Sri Lanka. We stand ready to help!

Miriam Elder responded to the president’s tweet saying, “Suspect we’d be hearing a lot more outrage from Trump and co. If [t]he Christians killed in Sri Lanka were white.”

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