Here are Some Trump “Deplorables”

Guest Post by Jerry Johnson

By now everyone has heard or is familiar with Mrs. Clinton’s “deplorables” statement from last weekend in which she said,

“You know, to just be grossly generalistic, you could put half of Trump’s supporters into what I call the ‘basket of deplorables.’ Right? They’re racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic — you name it.”

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I hate to say it, but Mrs. Clinton is right for once.  I met a lot of Trump supporters this summer, and I was surprised how many were deplorable.

They were doctors, lawyers, retired and active military, local police, college students, moms, dads, grandparents, sales reps, Wal-Mart employees, disabled, football players, baseball players, teachers, mechanics, married, single, pastors, and college professors just to name a few.

They were upper class, lower class, middle class and yes, a few had no class.  These deplorables were black, white, and even Hispanic.  They were male and female.  Jew and Gentile.

Now, because I am a man, I don’t get offended.  I, for one, do and will not give another human being that much power in my life.  And I will wear Hillary’s “deplorable” moniker with pride.

But my question is…

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Jeff Dunetz

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff is a Journalist, Blogger and one of the rare Jewish conservatives in a sea of north east liberal Jews (Thanksgiving dinner is a real pip). Jeff was honored with the 2014 Not For Profit Blogger of the Year award by the National Blogger's Club, is editor/publisher of The Lid (, contributing reporter at and Political Columnist for the newspaper, The Jewish Star.

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