Donald Trump Tweets

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The 2016 American election is the most controversial and shocking election to date. With interesting debates to a shocking result, Donald Trump being the 45th president of the United States of America. The fact that Trump was upset because a judge denied passing a law that is unconstitutional is hysterical. The purpose of this paper is to explore the discourse that Donald Trumps portrays in his tweets in regards to immigration and the travel ban. Trump has always been an advocate for preventing immigrants from entering the country and during the election he’s made several statements regarding this subject. This paper argues that Trump depicts irrational and discriminatory regards of and about the laws and regulations of immigration that justify …show more content…
While racial and religious discrimination remains to be the root of exclusion in the U.S., according to Wasem (2012) exclusions continue to increase in the world. Immigration is a concept with policies that many people do not understand thus why we have people who support people like Trump. Trump continued to inform people that he does not support immigration and when he’s tried to implement a law that bans people of entering the country the federal courts denied it, which he expressed his frustration about through his tweets. Gradstein and Schiff (2006) who examine the dynamics of minority exclusion establish the disparities in the lives of racial and ethnic minorities. As race is used to categorize people by their visible differences, in Sociology it is important to understand race also as a source of oppression and inequality, which has been very evident in this …show more content…
Twitter was the appropriate source especially because Trump has twitter fingers where he tweets anything and everything on his mind, no filter whatsoever. Trumps twitter account is a direct representation of him as he is behind the tweets. Twitters advanced search tool was used to collect the data. The search terms that were used were immigration, travel ban, Muslims, and country. March 1 2016 to March 1 2017 was the timeframe that was selected since March 2016 was roughly the time it became clear that Trump was the Republican nominee.

As he fully degrades minority groups, almost all his tweets declared no support to immigration and support of the travel ban. In fact Trump was so upset that the judge blocked his attempt at the travel ban he constantly addressed this in his tweets. It is clear that his emotions were expressed and his views are full of blame and discrimination. His justifications of supporting the ban are rooted from bigotry, which are fully prominent in the

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