It’s unlikely he is aware of his Maradonas from his Mar-a-Lagos however Donald Trump set his stall out Thursday as a soccer skilled, tearing into the “leftist maniacs” of the nationwide ladies’s group for lacking out on Olympic gold as a result of they’re too “woke.”
The previous president, who inspired his supporters at a rally forward of the Tokyo Video games to boo the facet, recommended falsely in a press release that the ladies had refused to face for the nationwide anthem in the course of the event.
“If our soccer group, headed by a radical group of Leftist Maniacs, wasn’t woke, they might have received the Gold Medal as a substitute of the Bronze. Woke means you lose, every thing that’s woke goes dangerous, and our soccer group actually has,” the 75-year-old stated.
The world champions had simply overwhelmed Australia 4-3 to safe third place, propelled to victory by talisman double goalsccorer Megan Rapinoe — a touchstone for LGBT activism recognized for her brightly-dyed, uneven coiffure.
However Trump was in no temper to congratulate Rapinoe, considered one of a number of homosexual gamers within the group, for a hard-fought medal in what may effectively be her swansong event earlier than retirement.
“They need to exchange the wokesters with Patriots and begin successful once more,” Trump fumed.
“The lady with the purple hair performed terribly and spends an excessive amount of time enthusiastic about Radical Left politics and never doing her job!”
The spat is nothing new. Rapinoe, who starred in america’ 2019 World Cup triumph, has lengthy been an outspoken Trump critic, referring to him in an interview with Vice TV final yr as a “white nationalist.”
And in June 2019 Trump lambasted the star for saying she would not go to the White Home so long as he was the occupant.
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