The South Carolina Republican primary’s left a lot of people scratching their head. Even political observers worldwide had a “WTF” moment after watching it all unfold.
In case you missed it , Trump won the primaries while Marco Rubio (Florida) and Ted Cruz (Texas) tied for second place. Though what made the whole event extra bizarre were the “issues” that each candidate spoke on- each were very racially charged and derogatory.
From Trump promising a wall between Mexico and the U.S, to Cruz using conservative religion as a focal point of his speech, the whole thing had the world wondering whether they were watching a primary election or a satirical skit on Comedy Central.
Of course Muslims were also a talking point- with the Republican candidates and their supporters making it clear that they feel as though there is no place in the U.S for Muslims, who often made synonymous with terrorists.
Women’s rights came up for a moment- with John Kasich having a lot of thoughts and opinions over the rights over an organ that he doesn’t possess.
Samantha Bee of the Canadian program Full Frontal perfectly articulated the sentiments of most viewers during her Monday night commentary of the primaries:
“In South Carolina, Jesus slid on over and let racism take the wheel.”
Check out some “highlights” (low points) of the primaries below: