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The Time Trump Slammed 'Black-ish' For Being A 'Racist' Show

Some things never change.
Trump's 2014 thoughts on the ABC series makes a return during this year's annual Golden Globe Awards.
Trump's 2014 thoughts on the ABC series makes a return during this year's annual Golden Globe Awards.

Remember the days when Donald Trump was just a TV host with a knack for tweeting?

Thanks to Tracee Ellis Ross’ Golden Globe win for Best Actress in a TV Comedy on Sunday, an old tweet by the President-elect resurfaced (thanks to a tweet from New York Times writer, Dave Itzkoff) in all its bizarre glory.

In 2014, Trump tweeted about his thoughts about “black-ish,” the show for which Ross won her Golden Globe this year. 

“How is ABC Television allowed to have a show entitled ‘Blackish’? Can you imagine the furor of a show, ‘Whiteish!’ Racism at highest level?”

At the time, Twitter seemed to agree that Trump didn’t get it. 

As for our response to Trump’s 2014 tweet:

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