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Just 8 Of Trump's Policies Next To 8 Of Hillary's

Worse than a horror movie, tbqh.

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Come this November, we’ll all have a choice to make.

But the ~political discourse~ on the internet has been loud and constant, and you might find yourself at a bit of a loss — especially when someone busts out something they insist is true, and you just know it’s not.

Honestly, a Trump presidency would be an unmitigated disaster. Clinton, though? Clinton has actually put thought into where the country is going and what it could be.

Under Trump, women who ~do as good a job~ as men will get equal pay, because that's totally how that works.

As Trump said at a rally back in October 2015, "You’re gonna make the same if you do as good a job.” His campaign's also paid women less than men on average, and he's argued that legislating equal pay is wrong. Great!

Hillary Clinton, on the other hand, has a detailed policy on equal pay and has been working for women's rights for 40 years. As she's said herself at a roundtable in April of this year, "Last time I checked, there’s no discount for being a woman...so why should we be paid less?"

But under a Clinton presidency, we may well see a sharp decrease in mass murders.

At a rally in August 2015, she said, "We are smart enough — compassionate enough — to figure out how to balance legitimate Second Amendment rights with preventive measures." Her policies back that up. And she's been endorsed by the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, the Newtown Action Alliance, and Everytown for Gun Safety, among others. Sounds like a safer frickin' America to us.

Consider instead the Donald: He opposes expanded background checks and is endorsed by the NRA. Right now 306 people are shot every day in America, and 90 of them die. That won't change under a dude whose main claim to fame is bankruptcy.

Trump's immigration policy — if you can even call xenophobic, racist word salad a "policy" — is Draconian at best.

Yeah, Trump wants to build a wall between America and Mexico that he says Mexico will pay for (it won't). But he also promised to use a "deportation force" to remove 11 million immigrants. That is SUPER not what we pay taxes for.

Clinton's policies — actual policies, not the frantic scribblings of an internet commenter jacked on Red Bull at 3 a.m. — are focused on keeping families together, and she supports a path to citizenship. So, you know, just normal, humane ways to treat other people who want to be part of the American dream.

Speaking of xenophobic, racist word salad...

Trump's Draconian "policies" don't end at immigration. Trump frequently claims "I’m the least racist person you’ve ever met," despite disparaging a Muslim Gold Star family, suggesting many Mexican immigrants are rapists, suggesting a judge of Mexican descent was incapable of doing his job due to his race, allowing his supporters to beat up a Black Lives Matter protester, refusing to disavow an endorsement from the former Grand Wizard of the KKK, and so on.

On the other side of the political aisle, Clinton, speaking in Cincinnati at the 107th NAACP convention in July, said, “We white Americans need to do a better job of listening when African-Americans talk about the seen and unseen barriers you face every day. We need to recognize our privilege and practice humility, rather than assume that our experiences are everyone’s experiences.” She has called for "end-to-end criminal justice reform" and has a detailed policy to address racial justice. Phew.

LGBT? Trump does not give a #*()$% about you.

Trump's world would treat LGBT people like second-class citizens; he doesn't support marriage equality and promised to roll back protections for transgender students. Plus, he chose Mike Pence as his running mate, who you might know as the stand-up guy behind that law that allows businesses to discriminate against the LGBT community. Um, bruh, a future for only some people is not a future at all.

Clinton, though? Clinton wants to end "conversion therapy" for LGBT youth, ensure funding for LGBT youth shelters, and pass the Equality Act, which would protect the rights of LGBT people. Again, some normal, humane ways to treat other humans.

Annnnd say goodbye to many of your reproductive rights if Trump wins the presidency.

He did, after all, promise to defund Planned Parenthood and ban abortion — although it's hard to say for sure what he believes, because he once changed his stance on abortion five times in three days, after saying "there has to be some form of punishment" for people who get an abortion.

However, Clinton has a long record of working to protect access to safe, legal abortion — and would ensure that abortion remains safe and legal. She wants to expand access to birth control and is endorsed by Planned Parenthood. It's almost like under a Clinton presidency, American people would be treated like, you know, people.

Clinton's pattern of supporting equality for all extends to the economy, too.

"I want to make sure the wealthy pay their fair share, which they have not been doing," she said in December's Democratic debate. Her campaign platform backs that right up — and she supports raising the federal minimum wage and reforming campaign finance, both issues that have long needed addressing.

Trump...uh, is not as put together. He refuses to release his tax returns, says that not paying taxes makes him smart, and says that "wages are too high" and called for abolishing the federal minimum wage altogether. His history of screwing over the people that work for him really proves how little he cares about middle- and working-class America.

Honestly, the main difference between these two candidates is abundantly clear: Hillary Clinton has a plan. Donald Trump barely has complete sentences. Join the Women Vote! Movement to get involved and stop Trump.

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