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ICYMI: “Racism Is Real. Trump Helps Show It.”

Following the Imperial Wizard of the Virginia Ku Klux Klan’s endorsement of Mr. Trump, Jenée Desmond Harris’ column in the New York Times, underscores what other concerned observers have long been saying (and is further highlighted in America’s Voice’s Trump  Hate Map)—Donald Trump has run a racist and xenophobic campaign from the very beginning, and as Harris’ column notes, “In a world … Continue reading »

Endorsements from KKK Leaders and “El Diablo” Pete Wilson Not Likely to Help Already-Toxic GOP Brand Image with Latino Voters

Recent nationwide polling of Latino voters, conducted by Latino Decisions and commissioned by America’s Voice, showed just how toxic Donald Trump is with Latino voters – a whopping 87% of Latino voters have either a “very” or “somewhat” unfavorable opinion of Trump. Trump’s favorability rating is not likely to improve with the news of his new endorsement … Continue reading »

ICYMI: “Donald Trump Will Be the Republican Nominee for President. Don’t Ever Get Used to It.”

New Pieces from Jamelle Bouie and Gabe Ortíz Underscore Dangers of Normalizing Trump Candidacy As the chances of a Trump nomination seem increasingly likely, many in the GOP establishment have admittedly “warmed” to the idea of Trump as the party’s standard bearer.  Jamelle Bouie at Slate offers a stark reminder to the American people that we cannot let Trump’s … Continue reading »

When It Comes To Who Really “Poisoned” The Immigration Reform Well, Paul Ryan Is Just As Awful As John Boehner

Speaker Paul Ryan is trying to get some pats on the back for saying he prefers a path to legalization over mass deportation. “I’m a person who believes that for the undocumented, we have to come up with a solution that doesn’t involve mass deportation, that involves people the opportunity to get right with the … Continue reading »

A Couple Dozen Of The Worst Things Donald Trump Has Ever Said — And Counting

As the chances of a Donald Trump nomination seem increasingly likely, pundits from both sides of the aisle have been quick to note the candidate’s softening “tone.” It’s seems only appropriate then to offer a reminder of the racist, xenophobic campaign Trump has run since June, as well as some quotes from before his announcement. Below are 24 of … Continue reading »

Watch Donald Trump Tell A Republican Voter He’ll Deport Her Relatives

It’s fair to say that Donald Trump didn’t win over this undecided Republican voter. Lost in the mix from last week was an interaction between Trump and a woman named Jamie Eckman during a Today Show town hall event. The issue was immigration. But unlike the usual vitriol we see whenever this topic comes up … Continue reading »

Must-Read Washington Post Editorial Recalls Some Of Donald Trump’s Most Horrific Comments And Stances

The Washington Post Editorial Board wasted no time helping to debunk this absurd media claim that Donald Trump is undergoing a “softening” in tone. Not that they had to rush — Trump did a fairly good job of torpedoing Trump 2.0 today, commenting that protesters at his Rhode Island rally hate America, that the way his rival John … Continue reading »

ICYMI: As Unfavorables Among Latino Voters Surge, Media Brands Trump “Presidential”

Gabe Ortíz: “Trump can’t erase or take back his extremely hateful words, no matter how hard he tries — or how much some in the media will try to abet him in that effort.”  In the past week there has been a marked shift in the media coverage surrounding the Trump campaign. As the Republican convention nears and … Continue reading »

Trump Has Become “More Presidential”? Gimme A Break.

Crossposted from Medium. This week, America’s Voice released new polling that showed Donald Trump had an astounding 87% unfavorable opinion among Latino voters. No surprise given his venomous campaign rhetoric. This week, we’ve also seen a new spin on the GOP frontrunner: a “Donald Trump has been sounding more Presidential” phenomenon. That really deserves all the … Continue reading »