White supremacists James Allsup and Jazzhands McFeels make no secret of the fact that they’re disappointed in the Trump presidency. To them, Trump’s biggest failure is that his administration’s policies have not been nearly draconian enough, as evidenced by the fact that record numbers of Hispanic voters are expected to turn out in next year’s presidential election.
On October 17, 2019, the Fash the Nation co-hosts spent nearly an hour hyping fears over a “brown crime spree” — the episode itself was titled “50 Shades of Brown Streaks.” (Allsup, whose YouTube channel was banned this year, took on a role as co-host after Marcus Halberstram exited, seemingly for good.)
The pair lamented that a border wall had not been constructed on the southern border, and that he signed the FIRST STEP Act — a bipartisan prison reform bill — into law. McFeels and Allsup blamed these perceived policy failures for crimes committed by undocumented immigrants and African-Americans. “Thanks Donald!” McFeels said sarcastically.
After reading a Washington Times story about a gang-related murder committed by an undocumented immigrant, Allsup said they were “peaking over the horizon here at what the future of this great nation will be when we import basically savage populations that feel it right and proper to kill and behead and maim people who flash the wrong gang signs.”
Worst of all, they said, was that Trump had not done enough to stop America’s burgeoning Hispanic population, which is set to vote in record numbers according to a Washington Examiner article they cited. According to that article, the “percentage of Hispanics eligible to vote in the upcoming 2020 presidential election has surged nearly 20% since 2016 when Hillary Clinton took 66% of the Latino vote.”
“This is why Trump not only had to keep his base, every single one of them, he had to expand his base amongst whites,” McFeels said. He claimed that Trump “failed to do all of that” and that “when they said demographics are changing, this is what they’re talking about.” “This is not good,” McFeels added matter-of-factly.
Allsup said that the census data will “shorten the time horizon of the prediction of white-minority U.S.” Circling back to McFeels’ point about Trump’s failure to expand his base, he then warned that the president had not done enough to create a climate of fear within the Hispanic and Latino community.
“Yeah, and like you said, Trump had to keep his base and expand his base, but he also — let’s be honest — he had to suppress this base too,” he said. “He had to make these people not want to come here, not want to register to vote, feel uncomfortable, feel afraid that they were going to be picked up and deported or detained for eight hours.”
Allsup said that it was “very important” for Trump to create “this culture where they felt not welcome to participate in our democracy.” But, he noted, this clearly “hasn’t happened” yet.