Here’s the GOP’s ridiculous explanation for why Trump calling Africa a ‘sh*t house’ is not racist

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@rawstory—Recently, some Republicans have tried to defend President Donald Trump's declaration that he wants fewer immigrants from "shithole" countries in Africa by saying the president actually referred to those countries as "shit houses." Although critics have charged that this defense is essentially a distinction without a difference, it seems that Republican operatives have come up with a more nuanced context of what it means to live in a "shit house." Scott Wong, a senior staff…

Jake Tapper forces GOP Rep. Mia Love to admit Trump’s ‘sh*thole’ comments about Africa are ‘racist’. Republican Rep. Mia Love of Utah on Sunday accused President Donald Trump of making "racist" remarks about Haiti and African Countries. In an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper, Love sidestepped the fact that Republican lawmakers had yet to forcefully condemn Trump for reportedly saying that African countries were a "shithole" and immigrants from Haiti did not deserve to stay in the United States. "Were the comments racist, do you think?" Tapper asked Love. "Um, well,"…