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System Of A Down’s John Dolmayan Calls Donald Trump The Greatest Friend To Minorities”

John Dolmayan has agreed with Donald Trump’s statement that, My administration has done more for the Black Community than any President since Abraham Lincoln.”

We’ve had two very different opinions from the members of System Of A Down regarding Donald Trump’s reaction to the George Floyd protests, with frontman Serj Tankian having called on his regime to resign. Now, though, drummer John Dolmayan has spoken out praising the president, calling him the greatest friend to minorities”.

Sharing a Trump quote on Instagram which reads, My administration has done more for the Black Community than any President since Abraham Lincoln,” John responded by agreeing in his caption that there’s truth in those words.

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Let’s not let the narrative that’s being spun make us forget the truth of this statement,” he wrote. The most attacked president in history yet the greatest friend to minorities! Don’t believe it? Look at the stats. Don’t like it, doesn’t change the truth of it.” 

In a follow-up post, the drummer shared a picture of 77-year-old retired police captain David Dorn, who was fatally shot at a pawnshop in St. Louis while responding to an alarm. 

Injustice breeds injustice, for those of you who vilified me for calling for peaceful protests you should be ashamed of yourselves for perpetuating violence and advocating for mob justice,” John said. This man had a family too. 

I don’t care how many of you condemn me for my views and defense of the president, I will fight your attempt to silence any voice that isn’t in line with your perceived morally superior views just as I would fight for your rights to have and express those views I don’t always agree with. For those of you incapable of understanding that feel free to bash me all you like as that is also your right under the constitution but know I couldn’t care less.”

Previously, John had supported peaceful protests following George Floyd’s death, calling on law enforcement officers, military, firefighters, students, teachers and private citizens of any age of host a peaceful march for justice and solidarity”.

For those of you peacefully protesting please continue to do so, the only way to institute the moral change we all want is to do so peaceably and with the voices of the masses merging into a single voice that can not be denied,” he said, 

To the famous people lending financial support to Antifa members incarcerated during these looting sprees perhaps your efforts would be better served by helping the thousands of small businesses these people are destroying. It’s easy to be sucked in by the narrative, be more substantive, there are people out there who actually think you know something they don’t and while you hide in your secure compounds and safe places they are on the streets suffering. I pledge to help those small businesses destroyed by these awful riots, I pledge to make my voice heard to seek justice for George Floyd and to help insure this doesn’t happen again by any means necessary. I also support the tens of thousands of good intentioned police men and women nationwide who go to work everyday to help keep us safe.”

Posted on June 4th 2020, 4:26p.m.
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