‘The New Yorker’ applauds Puigdemont’s speech against Trump’s

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The paper highlights the efforts which the President of Catalonia has made to do away with clichés and banish the praise for hatred practiced against the Muslim community.

 The New Yorker editorial compares the xenophobic speech of US President Donald Trump with the message from the President of the Generalitat, Carles Puigdemont on the occasion of the Barcelona 17A attacks.

The controversial United States President, Donald Trump, is not escaping criticism from both inside and outside the country. Now it is the editorial of The New Yorker that compares Trump’s xenophobic speech with that of the President of the Generalitat, Carles Puigdemont, after the attack on Thursday on the Rambles in Barcelona.

The editorial reports that after his twit in support of the Barcelona victims and condemning the attack, Donald Trump, quotes John J. Pershing, defending the execution of Islamic terrorists. Statements that have already offended the Muslim community.