San Antonio politician ‘welcomes’ Trump with mocking video

Donald Trump was in San Antonio Thursday on his Texas campaign tour, holding a fundraiser at Oak Hills Country Club.

In this April 4, 2016, photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses the crowd during a rally at the Milwaukee Theatre in Milwaukee. He won’t be on November’s ballot, but President Barack Obama is slowly embracing his role as the anti-Trump, taking on the Republican front-runner in ways that no other Democrat can. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
In this April 4, 2016, photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses the crowd during a rally at the Milwaukee Theatre in Milwaukee. He won’t be on November’s ballot, but President Barack Obama is slowly embracing his role as the anti-Trump, taking on the Republican front-runner in ways that no other Democrat can. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

His visit to the city wasn’t welcome by some of its politicians, especially since Trump’s comments on Hispanics and Mexicans have probably offended the city’s predominantly Mexican-American population. One San Antonio representative went as far as to create a video to “educate” Trump on the contributions of Mexicans to American society.

“Bienvenido a San Antonio, Mr. Trump!” is a just-under-two-minutes video produced by U.S. Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer, and it wears its heart on its sleeve. Narrated by Sen. Joe Bernal (who served in the Texas legislature in the ’60s and ’70s), the video begins with “dump” written underneath Trump’s name in the title screen. And the shade gets thrown harder from there.

“In San Antonio, we value family, hard work, honor and respect. We inherited these values from the immigrants who built our city, and yes, Mr. Trump, that includes Americans of Mexican descent,” Bernal reads.

A highlight reel of Trump’s comments about Mexican immigrants then plays, touching on his “They’re bringing drugs, they’re bringing crime, they’re rapists” statements.

The kicker comes at the 50-second mark, as Bernal says, “While others already told you what to do with your wall”— cue a slide of Rep. Filemon Vela’s “shove [your wall] up your a–” comment— “We would rather give you something you seem to lack— an education.”

The video ends with a promise to Trump that the Mexican-Americans of San Antonio will continue to make their city and their country great again—by voting for Hillary Clinton.

Let the Mexican American history lesson commence.

Watch the full video below.

 

 

Author: Staff Writer

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