Germany Was Not Sending Its Best When Frederick Trump Came In 1885

When Donald Trump’s grandfather, Frederick Trump (born with the super foreigner-sounding name Friederich), came to the US in 1885 so he could avoid compulsory military service, Germany was, frankly, not sending its best people.

The US back then was a dumping ground for Germany’s worst rejects. Germany was rounding up all its worst people, and sent…

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Dash MacIntyre

Dash MacIntyre

Comedian, political satirist, and poet. Created The Halfway Post, and is publishing comedy lots of places. Follow THP on Twitter to read my Dada journalism.