Donald Trump Thinks Japanese Internment Camps Were Hella Cool

In a TIME exclusive, GOP nutjob front-runner Donald Trump said that he may have supported the U.S. internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.

Hey, folks, remember how we always say that the atrocities of past decades wouldn’t be repeated? Well, what if half of America really WANTED these really bad things repeated and they suddenly had a popular candidate who feels the same way?

That’s where we are. We’re in a dangerous place where a megalomaniac supports the internment of American citizens based on their genetics and ancestry.


From TIME:

“I would have had to be there at the time to tell you, to give you a proper answer,” he said during a recent interview in his office in New York City. “I certainly hate the concept of it. But I would have had to be there at the time to give you a proper answer.”

Trump added that he believes wartime sometimes requires difficult choices. “It’s a tough thing. It’s tough,” he said. “But you know war is tough. And winning is tough. We don’t win anymore. We don’t win wars anymore. We don’t win wars anymore. We’re not a strong country anymore. We’re just so off.”


Here’s a reminder to Republican voters who think this is all OK. Your GOD, Ronald Reagan, signed legislation in 1988 that apologized to the 100,000+ people of Japanese ancestry who were locked behind barbed wire in the U.S. From the legislation:

“The internment of the individuals of Japanese ancestry was caused by racial prejudice, war hysteria and a failure of political leadership.”

So yeah, Reagan signed legislation — a formal apology — admitting that these were racist actions.

Here’s an interesting question. Did locking up Japanese Americans help us be safer? Were we, indeed, in any danger to begin with? According to the legislation (and well, tons of research), we were not. Again, from the legislation:

“The internment of individuals of Japanese ancestry was carried out without any documented acts of espionage or sabotage, or other acts of disloyalty by any citizens or permanent resident aliens of Japanese ancestry on the west coast.”


“There was no military or security reason for the internment.”

In case anyone has been hiding in a cave for the last few months, here are some things The Donald is suggesting.

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Nervous yet? I know our Liberal America readers are nervous about this. But what about Republican voters? Are you sure you want to go down this road? And what kind of person are you that you’d support someone who says these things.

Republican voters? You’re on the wrong side of history. You’re no better than the enablers in other times, other places, and other eras who supported maniacs and internment of innocent people. And you know what? You don’t give a damn, do you?

You’re not good people. That is all.

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