The best way to deal with them is to take back the a childish one at that.
Presenting a grandma knows best argument does not help people who have awareness and sensitivity to what is behind language.
You can't control what others say but you can control how you let it affect you. It is a universal truth that one only has control over certain aspects of their lives (one of those aspects being how they let others remarks affect them).
I live on SS, 1k a month and if it wasn't for my trailer home I would be living in a tent. He was probably at one time or another considered white trash. But it was also 24 years ago and has nothing to do with anything except this poster trying a backhanded dig at the Clintons.
Trailer park trash is a term that I would expect to read on a RW forum and not here. Think of the things that the leaders of the GOP have said about the Clinton family: They had Vince Foster murdered. In a poor area of Louisiana according to his own words.
This is something every parent should discuss with their children (it pains me greatly when I read stories about the 13 / 14 / 15 etc.
year old who took their life because of some bully at school).
I don't think Carville, of all people, was actually trying to denigrate poor working white people.
I'm sure there were a lot of thinks people said 20 or 30 years ago that they wouldn't say now.There always have been and always will be people like Trump who belittle others in order to feel better about themselves.If you give them the power to let their words hurt you that is up to you.Blaming the person buying fruit at the farmers market for being in the way of the drunk driver who drove thru the market place and getting hit is a blame the victim example."Stick and Stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me"..is as true & relevant today as it was when my great grandmother taught me it back in the early 70's. It is also bad for democrats to do this.trash It could make us lose voters who get insulted about this painting with a broad brush. Trashed Chelsea Clinton who was just a kid at the time, (claiming that she was the love-child of Mrs. I will agree that his is borderline insane; after all, he married Mary Matalin!