The culture of fear has reached an all time high with false propaganda infiltrating the news, particularly with the notion that Mexican immigrants are rapists and drug dealers as claimed by President Donald Trump on numerous occasions.
In addition to the fear, some people have expressed their resentment over Mexicans "stealing" their jobs to which @crandallgold posed a legitimate question in a tweet.
If you think that Mexico is only sending drug dealers and rapists, but also worry that Mexicans are going to take… https://t.co/S4IWGsHHeo— (((edelweisspirat)))🌊 #GeneralStrike (@(((edelweisspirat)))🌊 #GeneralStrike) 1529904463.0
People were wondering the same thing. The viral tweet sparked a heated discussion over the ridiculousness of Mexican immigrants snatching our jobs.
@crandallgold @MileHighMoose That's what I've been wondering. I know of nobody that has lost their job to an immig… https://t.co/qNP2fbpZuQ— icebarbie (@icebarbie) 1529928120.0
@JoeMon49 @crandallgold @burnodo Yup. And these are the jobs that immigrants took from American workers. It's what… https://t.co/OjEzUqYGa9— T C Skau61 (@T C Skau61) 1529953026.0
Are those enraged over "job-stealing" Mexicans ready to fill their shoes after they're all deported?
@crandallgold @stringbeans15 Yeah, rich, white people will work in the fields doing manual labor and toiling in the hot sun for sure.— rebekoval (@rebekoval) 1529935978.0
@meetrobertsmith @SnailMailGames @rebekoval @crandallgold @stringbeans15 https://t.co/iSV2wdglld— KT (@KT) 1529986558.0
@crandallgold @burnodo The so called jobs that immigrants took are 90% agricultural jobs. And we need pickers. So t… https://t.co/a7ox0zUEbo— T C Skau61 (@T C Skau61) 1529947750.0
@skau61 @retE8flygirl @crandallgold @burnodo It’s the white enetitlement of “Will work for food” vs immigrant “Am w… https://t.co/3nFBs1ciXu— Julia Peacock (@Julia Peacock) 1529971769.0
@skau61 @crandallgold @burnodo Americans will never work as hard as the Mexicans & Central American migrants do in… https://t.co/dUHRY2Q2of— LAC (@LAC) 1529987452.0
@crandallgold @catsmeaow Wait until their food shelves & fruit bins are empty and shortages begin. That’s only one… https://t.co/JYRzvJaqeS— inatwit (@inatwit) 1529937676.0
@inatwittoday @crandallgold @catsmeaow Can you imagine all of the residences and properties owned by Americans that… https://t.co/5R8U8H1qpJ— Secret Derp State Society 🌊🗽🇺🇸 (@Secret Derp State Society 🌊🗽🇺🇸) 1529948083.0
If Trump refuses to believe the facts, then why should his base?
@ZielaskowskiM @inatwittoday @crandallgold @catsmeaow They believe it because they want to believe it. I read a thr… https://t.co/6Uqau8Ccjd— Secret Derp State Society 🌊🗽🇺🇸 (@Secret Derp State Society 🌊🗽🇺🇸) 1529952799.0
@inatwittoday @TurtlesgaloreMR @ZielaskowskiM @crandallgold @catsmeaow https://t.co/QrLpxcnQgF— Robyn Ryan (@Robyn Ryan) 1529987061.0
Ignorance is not bliss in this case. It's dangerous.
@TurtlesgaloreMR @ZielaskowskiM @inatwittoday @crandallgold @catsmeaow NCLB did this. Crippled a generation by deny… https://t.co/j1rTHjASra— Robyn Ryan (@Robyn Ryan) 1529987035.0
Finally, this user saw the clear and present danger on our side of the border.
@crandallgold @RiverTamResists https://t.co/BqDAatvmew— Cobb Space Force Captain Xing (@Cobb Space Force Captain Xing) 1529945897.0
H/T - Twitter