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In another sign Americans may be starting to think screaming racism isn't okay, a third company has cut ties with the toxic blowhard known as Donald Trump after he said, during his announcement that he was running for President "to Make our Country Great Again,” that Mexicans love him and he loves Mexico except it's filled with rapists and criminals and bad guys bringing drugs and "this must be stopped" and we need a "great, great wall" to keep out all these nasty brown-skinned people. Then, inexplicably, Spanish-language broadcaster Univision said it would not air Trump's "Miss USA" pageant, after which Trump, in all his big-hearted benevolence, banned Univision workers from playing on his golf course, nyah nyah so there.
NBC dropped the big hammer Monday, announcing it would no longer air the "Miss USA" and "Miss Universe" pageants, nor would Trump return as host to reality show “The Celebrity Apprentice” because "respect and dignity for all people are cornerstones of our values.” Trump said oh yeah?!? and called NBC "weak and foolish" and threatened to sue them and said he "stands by his statements on illegal immigration, which are accurate” and explained that people who don't get that all Mexicans are rapists and drug-dealers are "why our country is in serious trouble." After the "master job creator" lost all those jobs - and though he claims, "The Latinos love Trump and I love them” - a TV company owned by much-richer-than-Trump Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim also cancelled a project with him, and Mexican artist Javier Avalos created a piñata so kids and fellow countrymen who love Trump muy mucho could beat a paper-mâché version of him with a stick and get cheap candy for their trouble. So. Another clown on the wrong side of history goes deservedly, derisively, ingloriously down.