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Defying the Odds

Defying the Odds
New book about the 2016 election.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

"Mr. Trump Is a Racist"

In Defying the Odds, we discuss Trump's character The update  -- just published --includes a chapter on the 2018 midterms.


Mr. Trump is a racist. The country has seen Mr. Trump court white supremacists and bigots. You have heard him call poorer countries “shitholes.”
In private, he is even worse.
He once asked me if I could name a country run by a black person that wasn’t a  "shithole.” This was when Barack Obama was President of the United States. 
While we were once driving through a struggling neighborhood in Chicago, he commented that only black people could live that way. And, he told me that black people would never vote for him because they were too stupid

William Cummings at USA Today:
After Rep. Mark Meadows defended himself against allegations of racism during a House committee meeting Wednesday, critics resurfaced two 2012 videos of the North Carolina Republican in which he vowed to send then-President Barack Obama "home to Kenya."