MSNBC factor Mara Gay claimed Tuesday that she was \"disturbed\" to see \"lots of American flags\" flown by Donald Trump supporters during a weekend journey to Long Island, New York City.
The left-wing editorial board member for the New York City Times was additionally distressed by what she called curs on the vehicles against Head of state Biden, defining the flag-flying Trump fans as sending out a clear message: \"This is my nation ... not your nation. I possess this.\"
\" The fact is below that we have a big portion of the American populace-- I don't know just how big it is, however we have 10s of numerous Trump citizens that remain to think that their legal rights as people are under danger by straightforward merit of needing to share the freedom with others,\" Gay said in action to MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski requiring an investigation right into the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
\" I believe that as lengthy as they see Americanness as the like one with brightness, this is going to proceed,\" Gay said, resorting to race and also including that \"Americanness\" as well as \"brightness\" needed to be divided.
\" I was on Long Island this weekend checking out a really bosom friend, and also I was actually disturbed. I saw, you know, lots and also dozens of pickup trucks with explicatives [sic] against Joe Biden on the back of them, Trump flags, and in many cases just loads of American flags, which is likewise simply troubling ... Basically the message was clear: This is my nation. This is not your country. I have this,\" Gay claimed.
She declared Americans would remain to see points like that until the nation prepared to have the discussion regarding \"brightness,\" including her issue that \"a big percent of Americans\" don't understand the danger that it is.
\" That is the genuine worry. Because, you understand, the Trump voters that are not going to get onboard with freedom, they're a minority. You can marginalize them, long-lasting. But if we don't take the threat seriously, after that I believe we're all in truly poor shape,\" she claimed.
Gay got no pushback from the MSNBC hosts or her fellow panelists after making the comments. MSNBC did not respond to requests for comment.