President Donald Trump sparked intense outrage over his alarming, yet unsurprising remarks questioning why a proposed immigration deal included protections for immigrants of “shithole countries” such as Haiti, El Salvador, and other African nations.
Media coverage of the president’s expletive on Thursday proved to be a uniquely challenging task for newspapers and television broadcasters. The New York Daily News responded to the president’s latest controversy with the paper’s trademark forthrightness:
.@realDonaldTrump takes a dump on the American dream
An early look at Friday's front: https://t.co/1Wj57JecKC pic.twitter.com/MmOW4VUIMx
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) January 12, 2018
Meanwhile, Republican leaders have yet to condemn Trump.