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Francis Wilkinson

GOP Criticizes Trump, Insulting Hispanics Again

Republicans will let him disparage Mexicans, but not veterans.
What if his name was Juan?

What if his name was Juan?

Photographer: Wakil Kohsar/AFP/Getty Images

Former prisoners of war must take satisfaction at the sight of Republicans rallying to denounce Donald Trump's idiotic treatment over the weekend of Senator John McCain, the former POW whom Trump suggested wasn't much of a hero.

The headlines tell the story: "Trump Takes A Shot At John McCain, And Republicans Push Back," announced NPR. "Trump's Criticism of McCain Enrages Fellow Republicans," declared U.S. News & World Report.