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Nathan Phillips, a Vietnam veteran, stood dignified and unbowed in the literal face of white aggression. As expected. The MAGA hats make it easier to see, but this is older than Trump and his flock. It isn’t “kids being kids.” It is America being America.

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The look in this teenage motherfucker's eyes is one of the most repulsive things I've ever seen
 
These are the boys @Gillette was talking about.
 
 
Imaging what Trump/Republicans would be saying right now if a group of Arab or Somali high school kids were surrounding and intimidating an elderly white person attending the pro-life march?
 
The cosmic-tearing insanity of our present has somehow made "they harassed Vietnam veterans when they returned" finally true.
 
He’s all smiles now. Just wait until this video resurfaces when he goes to look for a job! The internet lives forever!
 
 
 
This boy had to learn this level of disrespect from someone.
 
Props to that lady calling out their mob mentality 👍👏
 
In 2019, we celebrated the election of the first-ever Native women elected to Congress (@RepDebHaaland + @RepDavids). We honored Indigenous People in the United States. Yet, we are painfully reminded of the hatred that is the Kentucky that some of us know. #ThisIsAmerica
 
Remind me again why so many men are angry with @Gillette ?
 
Rev Roger Foys, Bishop of the Diocese, info@covdio.org or 859-392-1500 Michael Clines, Superintendent mclines@covcath.org (859) 392-1500 Bob Rowe, Principal, browe@covcath.org or 859-491-2247
 
The fact that these people went out of their way to go to an INDIGENOUS PEOPLE MARCH and chant “build the wall” is so cruel. Who was here first?? INDIGENOUS PEOPLE. Not you and your white privileged ancestors.
 
This is the A.I.M. (American Indian Movement) song. These children do not realize the great honor it is of being approached and sung to by a Native elder who happens to be a Vietnam Vet, Nathan Philips.
 
It’s undeniable that the MAGA hat is a modern symbol of oppression and hatred akin to the confederate flag.
 
They're taking so much pride in such a great level of cowardice.
 
 
all of these kids deserve to have their asses beat.
 
My soul hurts today. I’m raising my kids to be better, but these kids’ parents aren’t. This will always be America.
 
My heart just aches at the cruelty and disrespect. 💔Such dignity and strength in Mr. Phillip's face as he continues honoring his brethren.
 
But wait .... the Gillette commercial was all fake news and undue criticism 🙄
 
Man I wish someone woulda ran up N socked his ass
 
i only hope this chant is a pox on all those lil fullers...
 
Just switched the white hoods for the red caps.
 
I am in tears from anger!!!! The grace and strength, this man shows!
 
Build the wall around Covington Catholic High School in Kentucky.
 
Ok so question. I saw the video so i just need to ask, besides him standing there with a shit eating grin, what did he do wrong? The other assholes were worse. I don’t condone him but i don’t know why people are mad at THJS kid. He just stood there defiant, yes...but didn’t act..
 
Might have been said but I am wondering where their adult chaperones are? The school is going to make this about kids being kids but they must have had adults there too. Wtf were they doing?
 
Why is being a dickhead considered fashionable in some quarters? 🤷‍♂️
 
I don’t like to get involved in politics but fuck trump supporters, bunch of disrespectful ass little baby bitches smh
 
Bring those white boys to Los Angeles and see how that works out for them here.
 
I wonder when the media class will give up on exaggerating the “boomer VS milennial” dichotomy out of self-preservation when young people are just as much (if not more) willing to express reactionary views than their forebears
 
 
All these kids are disgusting. This video is so sad and infuriating to watch.
 
No, it is Betsy Devos in action. This is why the vast majority of Americans support public education and critical thinking, as taught by national standards and common core. #NEA
 
the strength of a man who is looking a young colonizer in the eye as he sings the songs of his people and his ancestors without hesitation is what I’m choosing to focus on. I hope this child finds peace and learns his place
 
Don’t give him a f-ing dime for that wall @SpeakerPelosi This is the America he breeds: Racism and lies and perpetuation of hate and ignorance all in the smirk of a little shit standing with a mob in front of a Vietnam Veteran.
 
can’t get past this smug sneering teen, and the look of sheer arrogance as his crew of taunting friends behave like a smoldering mob. The Native American is harmless and simply chants. There is an adult in the mix too. He does nothing. What the fuck is happening in this country?
 
The more I watch this the more upset I get. Hate is learned and these parents did a massive disservice to these kids.
 
Covington Catholic High Principal Robert Rowe E-mail: browe@covcath.org Telephone: (859) 491-2247 Diocesan Board of Catholic Education Superintendent, Michael Clines: (859) 392-1500 E-mail: mclines@covdio.org Assistant Superintendent, Karen McGuire E-mail: kmcguire@covdio.org
 
That’s why when ppl are outraged saying “this isn’t America, Americans don’t act like this”. Nooooo, this is EXACTLY AMERICA, & how Americans act. @LegalizingBlack
 
Fuck trump and all his supporters
 
who raising these children? i jus wanna talk.
 
And people want to know why racism doesn't fade away. It's taught and passed down from generation to generation.
 
“ we must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools “
 
It actually ticks me off when people say this isn't the America they know; it's the America it's always been. Ask Native Americans, look at slavery.... hell, I remember the stories my grandmother told us!
 
So many conservatives saying "I never saw racism like this until Obama was elected" today as a way to "prove" the GOP/White America wasn't always like this. Nah, ya'll were just blind to the hatred that always existed.
 
And the moment the boys get punched in the face they gonna act surprised and play the victim
 
This fucking ruined my day
 
I wish I was there..... that’s all I can say
 
He stands there as if he has a right to mock and look down on someone who’s ancestors were in America before his were.
 
Sad as it is to admit, you’re right. The climate today towards difference is toxic &, n some circles, acceptable. What set me off is indifference of crowd only to find out this gentlemen is a veteran. I am disgusted & perplexed by complacency demonstrated by uneducated people.
 
Ppl talk about millenials, but what about the generation that is right behind them??
 
Have u seen these bunch of brave kids taking a stand against old bloke playing the drum at them VERY AGRESIVLEY. This is what #MAGA looks like! Thanku Presedent Trump! #inspirational #goosebumps
 
 
Nathan did this, stood his ground with mercenaries who carried weapons and tried to intimidate Native Americans at Standing Rock.
 
Wow. I didn’t want to watch this because I was afraid of owning the pain of it all. As you get older, images like this are beyond disconcerting. America the Ugly. You deserve your ugly president.
 
This why I hate the whites
 
These vulgar young men attend Covington Catholic High School 1600 Dixie Highway, Park Hills, KY 41011 859-491-2247 Robert Rowe, Principal browe@covcath.org Michael Guidugli, Assistant Principal, Dean of Students mguidugli@covcath.org
 
Why do all these kids look like the banjo player in “DeIiverence”
 
The smug look on his face infuriates me.
 
It’s so sad and upsetting that I live a world away in the UK, and my heart is breaking right now. Just why??? 😭💔
 
 
Indigenous Native American(redundant?), vet, doing something culturally esoteric under the scrutiny of a white smug kid in a maga hat. You couldn’t script a more outrage inducing racist scenario lol.
 
Truly shocking scene from Trump’s America. Or should we be so surprised?
 
It’s not like there were hidden cameras. Phones everywhere. He deserves everything that comes to him.
 
Find the name of the MAGA hat guy and send it to every college admissions officer in the country.
 
Those kids clearly have no upbringing. This isn't about their hats, their skin color or any political party. It's about poor parenting, I have brown skin and have luckily never encountered any aggression resulting directly from that.
 
Little Stephen Miller.
 
The students were there doing a school chant. The Indian got in the kid’s face. The entire truth is the opposite of whist leftists are touting.
 
I want to meet the people teaching these children to be the way they are
 
June 5th, 1989, a man stands in front of a column of tanks.

January 19th, 2019, a native man and army veteran stands and sings for peace in front of a column of hate.
 
Looks like Covington Catholic students from Cincinnati area #CovCathColonels #CovCath we should expect better from our students who will soon enter a diverse world, not to mention many of whom will live on Indigenous land #CovCathColonelsDisgrace #CovingtonCatholicHigh
 
 
These maga children really tryna catch a tomahawk on they ass.
 
Bunch of fucking pussies. A NATIVE American who is also a Vietnam Veteran being disrespected by a bunch of racist fucks.

Respect the natives and respect your troops, assholes.
 
This kid has a very punchable face
 
 
this is literally so fucking gross. how LUCKY (because luck is truly all it is) that I was born, white, right here on an army base in the great U S of A. this broke my heart and it should break yours too. Do better
 
Trump's america, not my america
 
Shameful @CovCathColonels @Pontifex Your behavior is not making America great.
 
I am enraged by this act of cowardice. Is this your definition of Making America Great? If you condone this disgraceful behavior, shame on you. All the credit in the world to Mr. Nathan Phillips for his patience. What an honorable man. #IndigenousPeoplesMarch
 
Talking about politics is not for me, BUT when I see shit like this it pisses me off tremendously. This is sad and not surprising at all, especially in today’s world. I always say to myself, hatred towards another will never go away, but one day racism will.
 
These kids ugly as fuck, ain’t no other way around it.
 
I have never been so disappointed. Their parents didn’t teach them about no respect.
 
OMG HES LITERALLY LOOKING AT HIM!! IM SHAKING
 
I wish someone would’ve punch that kid! Disgusting, bunch of sheep mentality
 
It perfectly captures all that is MAGA ignorance that these idiots would chant Build the Wall at a indigenous people. If they had built a wall, your entitled white ass wouldn't be here, you morons.
 
AmeriKKKa doing what it does best.
 
i’ll slap every single one of them
 
Trump is ruining the children of America like he ruined his own.
 
This gets me so mad wtf
 
Nathan Phillips is a National Treasure. I love that man
 
This footage really is heartbreaking in both that this group of boys are so racist and disgusting and also complete fucking idiots who should have stayed in their history class instead of going to protest.
 
I am just sick over this, and I hope parents and chaperones are held to the highest account. Let this be a reminder that our brains are not fully developed until our early 20s, and as adults we can still hold so much sway over our young people. Model the behavior you want to see
 
They’re all annoying for this and rude as hell, but I wanna smack that kid who’s in this mans face soooo bad. Little bitch
 
Let’s share this photo so that these teenagers faces are distributed around and they learn the hard way that hate will never succeed, and that hate has consequences. Let’s not sit silently. Please share. pic.twitter.com/erPW6sPUr3
 
When I was a kid, I thought the only problem w/ John Hughes movies is that there's no way that kids could ever be as horrible as the bullies in those movies, and then I saw these douchebags & stand corrected...
 
I want to both stand up and applaud Nathan Phillips and I also want to cry at the same time. This video is disturbing to watch because you can feel the hate and racism coming from that kid.
 
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