“You know, just to be grossly generalistic, you could put half of Trump’s supporters into what I call the basket of deplorables,” [Hillary] Clinton said as the audience laughed. “The racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamaphobic — you name it. And unfortunately there are people like that. And he has lifted them up.”
Needless to say, the “deplorables” weren’t laughing.
However…Trump’s supporters began embracing the label. It became a rallying point, something that banded all of them together. … And now Trump’s supporters would like to brand the next major U.S. Navy ship “deplorable,” as well.
That’s right. There is a petition on the White House website to name the next big Navy Ship “USS The Deplorables.”