Skip to content
Search AI Powered

Latest Stories

Beto O'Rourke Fires Back at Donald Trump's 'No Mas' Anti-Immigration Meme With a Few 'No Mas' Messages of His Own

Beto O'Rourke Fires Back at Donald Trump's 'No Mas' Anti-Immigration Meme With a Few 'No Mas' Messages of His Own
@realDonaldTrump/Twitter; Real Time with Bill Maher/YouTube

Comprendo, el presidente?

On September 16, President Donald Trump made an appeal to Hispanic voters during his New Mexico MAGA or KAG rally. Trump lost New Mexico in 2016—and several other states—over his inability to sell his White nationalist rhetoric to non-White voters.

Trying to build on what he may have perceived as a successful attempt to woo Hispanic voters to the Trump camp during his rally, two days later the President used his Twitter account to repeat some of his rally rhetoric with a meme post.

In Spanish.

The meme roughly translates to:

"No More: no more false asylum, no more 'stop and release,' no more illegal entry into the United States"

While Trump lost the popular vote but managed to get the electoral votes needed to turn his almost 3 million vote loss into a win, lightning is unlikely to strike twice. The President will need some of the voters his racist appeals to his base turned off.

To that end, Trump officially announced his reelection campaign in Florida and Vice President Mike Pence kicked off the Hispanics for Trump mobilization in Miami shortly after. During the New Mexico rally, Trump mocked the ethnicity of a supporter saying he looked too White to be Hispanic then othered those in the crowd with multiple comments about "the Hispanics."

Trump stated:

"We love our Hispanics. Nobody loves the Hispanics more. We love our Hispanics, get out and vote."

He added:

"The Hispanic Americans, they understand. They don’t want criminals coming across the border. They don’t want people taking their jobs. They want to have that security. And they want the wall. They want the wall."

So it was no mistake that Trump's Spanish language meme featured his face and message in front of a section of the upgraded bollard fencing project Trump began referring to as his new wall. The fencing upgrades and improvements began during the administration of George W. Bush and continued during the presidency of Barack Obama.

However someone who actually speaks Spanish, former Texas Democratic Representative and current presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke, thought there might be more pressing concerns—especially after a White nationalist terrorist attack that targeted Hispanics and the deaths of 6 migrant children in United States federal custody after over a decade of zero child deaths.

O'Rourke shared Trump's meme with his own list:

  • No más niños en jaulas.
  • No más muros.
  • No más de esta retórica que incita ataques hacia los inmigrantes.

Which translates to:

"No more children in cages."
"No more walls."
"No more of this rhetoric that incites attacks on immigrants."

O'Rourke was not alone in his condemnation of the Trump meme.

While others created their own take on the Trump meme with varying levels of levity.

Others wanted to know who was paying for the wall Trump said Hispanics want.

While some just wanted to share some facts with the President.

As for whether his New Mexico rally or his Twitter meme garnered any new Hispanics for Trump only time and the latest polls will tell. Based solely on his Twitter reactions from White Trump supporters, it was highly successful.

Based on everyone else, not so much.


Listen to the first season of George Takei's podcast, 'Oh Myyy Pod!' where we explore the racially charged videos that have taken the internet by storm.

Be sure to subscribe here and never miss an episode.

More from News

Screenshot of J.D. Vance
Fox News

Vance Claims Dems Would Call Him 'Racist' For Drinking Diet Moutain Dew—And Here Come The Memes

Former President Donald Trump's running mate J.D. Vance was widely mocked after claiming Democrats would call him "racist" for drinking—get ready for it—Diet Mountain Dew.

At a rally in his hometown of Middletown, Ohio, Vance remarked:

Keep ReadingShow less
Kamala Harris; A promotional shot from "Twisters"
Brandon Bell/Getty Images; Universal Pictures

Kamala Harris Brought In More Money In Her 'Opening Weekend' Than 'Twisters' Did—And Wow

Vice President Kamala Harris raised more than $81 million in 24 hours after officially launching her election campaign—an amount that surpasses even the opening weekend haul of the blockbuster movie Twisters.

Twisters, directed by Lee Isaac Chung, is a standalone sequel to 1996's Twister that's received generally positive reviews from critics since its release this past weekend. The movie made $80.5 million over its opening weekend—just shy of what Harris raised in the immediate aftermath since President Joe Biden dropped out of the race and endorsed her to be his successor.

Keep ReadingShow less
Restaurant server writing down meal order
Photo by Jessie McCall on Unsplash

Things Customers Do And Say That Restaurant Employees Hate The Most

There's no question that there are some jobs, like retail and food service, that are annoying to work than others.

But even in the food industry, some customer behaviors really make food service workers question their decision to work in the industry.

Keep ReadingShow less
George Conway; Kellyanne Conway
Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images; Riccardo Savi/Getty Images

George Conway Epically Trolls Ex-Wife Kellyanne After Her Tone-Deaf Rant Against Kamala Harris

Conservative attorney George Conway trolled his ex-wife, Trump-era presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway after she griped on Fox News that Vice President Kamala Harris "does not speak well."

Ms. Conway's remark came after President Joe Biden dropped out of the 2024 race and endorsed Harris. At 81, Biden faced increasing concerns within his party about his age and capacity to serve another term, along with fears of a potential loss to former President Donald Trump—who is 78—in November.

Keep ReadingShow less
Blake Lively & Ryan Reynolds; Lady Deadpool
Taylor Hill/WireImage/GettyImages, Marvel Entertainment

Ryan Reynolds Hilariously Responds To Rumors That Blake Lively Is Playing Lady Deadpool

A new trailer for the upcoming Marvel film Deadpool & Wolverine teased a brief cameo by Lady Deadpool, which sparked several fan theories as to who might be under the mask.

Some thought the female version of Deadpool could be Taylor Swift, playing off rumors of her cameo in the movie that was neither confirmed nor denied by the MCU film's director.

Keep ReadingShow less