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Reid Challenges Trump To Take Citizenship Test: “He Would Almost Certainly Fail, Given His General Ignorance”

Many have been quick to note that even Donald Trump wouldn’t pass Donald Trump’s ludicrous plan to conduct “extreme vetting” of people seeking to come to the United States. “In the Cold War, we had an ideological screening test,” Trump said yesterday. “The time is overdue to develop a new screening test for the threats … Continue reading »

In California, Trump Is Also The Nominee Of A Party That Once Nominated Segregationist George Wallace

Donald Trump will be on two ballots in California this November — once as the GOP nominee, and then as the nominee of a far-right party that once nominated one of America’s most ardent segregationists. The American Independent Party is the far-right group “best known for supporting segregationist George Wallace in the 1968 election,” notes TPM. … Continue reading »

ICYMI: New York Times Highlights Extent of Rep. Coffman’s Shameless Demographic Pandering

Coffman’s Record Conflicts With Desperate Election Year Pandering to Latinos; Constituents Know It’s Too Little, Too Late A new piece from the New York Times’ Emmarie Huetteman traces Rep. Mike Coffman’s shameless demographic pandering as he campaigns to keep his seat in Congress. The article examines Mike Coffman political shift from introducing legislation in 2011, to repealing portions … Continue reading »

Daughter Of Late President Ronald Reagan Condemns Donald Trump’s Violent Rhetoric

Patti Davis, the sole daughter of late President Ronald Reagan, condemned Donald Trump’s recent remarks calling for the assassination of his opponent, Hillary Clinton. President Reagan survived an assassination attempt in 1981 that severely-wounded a Secret Service agent, a police officer, and Press Secretary James Brady, who became permanently disabled due to his injuries. The … Continue reading »

SPLC: “No Question” The Trump Campaign More Violent And Hateful Than Past Contests

A disturbing new report from POLITICO highlights Donald Trump and his campaign’s “long dalliance” with violent rhetoric. We’ve long highlighted the physical violence stemming from Trump’s supporters on our “Trump Hate Map” here. But as the POLITICO report corroborates, Donald Trump and his campaign have done little to nothing to dissuade his followers from engaging … Continue reading »

Trump Supporters Scream Expletives, Pour Drinks On The Heads Of Latino Protesters

Donald Trump’s rally in Sunrise, Florida was interrupted by at least three groups of Latino and immigrant rights protesters yesterday. A Facebook video shows about half a dozen protesters chanting “Shame on you, Donald!” Trump supporters appear to be screaming expletives and throwing the middle finger at the group as they were being led out … Continue reading »

Trump’s Latest Comments a Reminder for Rep. Heck and Other GOP Fence-Straddlers: “If You’re Not in Revolt, You’re in Cahoots”

Throughout his presidential campaign, Donald Trump has portrayed a dark and divisive vision of America and has become both an inspiration and a vehicle for unapologetic racists. In no small part due to the climate of intolerance, hate, and ‘us versus them’ he has inspired, Trump campaign events and Trump-inspired acts of bigotry, intolerance, violence, and harassment … Continue reading »

Trump’s Latest Comments a Reminder for Sen. Burr and Other GOP Fence-Straddlers: “If You’re Not in Revolt, You’re in Cahoots”

Throughout his presidential campaign, Donald Trump has portrayed a dark and divisive vision of America and has become both an inspiration and a vehicle for unapologetic racists. In no small part due to the climate of intolerance, hate, and ‘us versus them’ he has inspired, Trump campaign events and Trump-inspired acts of bigotry, intolerance, violence, and harassment … Continue reading »

Trump’s Latest Comments a Reminder for Sen. Rubio and Other GOP Fence-Straddlers: “If You’re Not in Revolt, You’re in Cahoots”

Throughout his presidential campaign, Donald Trump has portrayed a dark and divisive vision of America and has become both an inspiration and a vehicle for unapologetic racists. In no small part due to the climate of intolerance, hate, and ‘us versus them’ he has inspired, Trump campaign events and Trump-inspired acts of bigotry, intolerance, violence, and harassment … Continue reading »

Trump’s Latest Comments a Reminder for Rep. Coffman and Other GOP Fence-Straddlers: “If You’re Not in Revolt, You’re in Cahoots”

Throughout his presidential campaign, Donald Trump has portrayed a dark and divisive vision of America and has become both an inspiration and a vehicle for unapologetic racists. In no small part due to the climate of intolerance, hate, and ‘us versus them’ he has inspired, Trump campaign events and Trump-inspired acts of bigotry, intolerance, violence, and harassment … Continue reading »