Donald Trump’s “We Are the Champions” RNC Entrance Betrays a Cruel Irony


They don’t even know their music … the don’t do any research. The people in his campaign … are as bad as ”they” are ….
“Irony unaddressed. Freddie Mercury, the band’s lead singer, was a gay man who died from complications of HIV/AIDS in 1991 amid the epidemic of that disease that ravaged the 1980’s and early 1990’s.”
… and his music is used??

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Onstage at Monday night’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Donald Trump made an unforgettable entrance to an equally unforgettable song:  Queen’s “We Are the Champions.”

But there’s an irony that went unaddressed. Freddie Mercury, the band’s lead singer, was a gay man who died from complications of HIV/AIDS in 1991 amid the epidemic of that disease that ravaged the 1980s and early 1990s.

Trump’s running mate in this election is Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, a rock-ribbed social conservative who opposes LGBTQ equality and once said “societal collapse was always brought about following an advent of the deterioration of marriage and family.” When he was running for Congress in 2000, BuzzFeed reported Thursday, Pence’s website advocated diverting funds from programs designed to help LGBTQ people…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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