Reader's View: Trump a disgrace for disgracing Natives
My goodness, he has done it again. Our President Donald Trump has made a fool of himself by backhandedly disgracing our Native Americans ("Trump refers to 'Pocahontas' during ceremony to honor Navajo 'code talkers,'" Nov. 27). What should have been an honorable moment for those brave Natives was turned into a politically charged racial moment by Trump.
Trump called Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., "Pocahontas," and he did so with a portrait of President Andrew Jackson behind him. Jackson, of course, was president during America's "final solution" to eliminate the Native population. Think "Trail of Tears."
And we still have to call Trump president.
Philip C. Tarnowski