Skip to comments.Mollie Tibbetts’ dad: Don’t use my daughter’s death to promote ‘racist’ views
Posted on 09/02/2018 9:34:01 AM PDT by conservative98
Tibbetts dad Rob took to the papers pages Saturday to lambast those who cynically use the murder to score political points using Trump Jr.s own words against him.
I encourage the debate on immigration; there is great merit in its reasonable outcome. But do not appropriate Mollies soul in advancing views she believed were profoundly racist. The act grievously extends the crime that stole Mollie from our family and is, to quote Donald Trump Jr., heartless and despicable, he wrote.
It was the only time he mentioned Trump Jr. by name in the column, published in the same paper one day after the presidents sons.
Allow us to grieve in privacy and with dignity. At long last, show some decency. On behalf of my family and Mollies memory, Im imploring you to stop, Rob continued.
While Trump Jr. used his soapbox to renew his fathers unfulfilled campaign promise of building a wall along the nations southern border, Rob Tibbetts sought to deflect blame away from the Latino community.
The person who is accused of taking Mollies life is no more a reflection of the Hispanic community as white supremacists are of all white people. To suggest otherwise is a lie, he wrote.
To the Hispanic community, my family stands with you and offers its heartfelt apology. That youve been beset by the circumstances of Mollies death is wrong.
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I bet he and his family still have Taco Tuesdays... sick man
Perhaps her thoughts, thanks to the father no doubt, are what got her killed ?
Dad, please stop using your daughter’s death to venture into politics.
Another ignorant racist comment.
Too bad it was made by a grieving parent.
Hispanics are not a race, as we are of all colors and shades: white, indian, black, etc.
To accuse a person opposed to ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION by calling them racist, is racist in itself in my opinion.
And to suggest anyone suggested this is also a lie.
Bless his soul - his daughter was raised by an idiot.
Very well said, Tom. You’d think he’d like to prevent other dads from experiencing his sorrow, but apparently ideology trumps all, in his world. He sounds like one of the Wellstone sons at the funeral.
Obviously, doesn’t bother him (them) a bit.
A well made point. Thank you.
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