Saturday, August 20, 2016

UPDATE. Once again Trump reaches out to black voters where few of them live

A key point that Real Clear Politics either misses or ignores.

Trump to Black Voters: "What Do You Have To Lose By Trying Something New?" Reject Hillary's "Bigotry".  (Real Clear Politics, 8/19/2016)
Donald Trump makes a plea for the black and poor vote at a campaign rally Friday night in Dimondale, Michigan [lcoated in Windsor Charter Township] following a tour of the devastation of flood-ravaged Louisiana earlier in the day.

Original 8/17/2016 post, "Donald Trump chooses to speak in Wisconsin county with 0.9% African-American residents", starts here.

Source:  U.S. Census QuickFacts (2010 census data)

Donald Trump seeks black support, says 'war on our police must end' at suburban Milwaukee rally.  (, 8/16/2016)
Declaring "the war on our police must end and it must end now," Trump blamed decades of Democratic leadership for crime and poverty in major cities. He called Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton anti-police and held up as a model the tough-on-crime approach of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who was one of the speakers who introduced Trump.

Related reading:
Editorial:  Rudy Guiliani's Racial Myths.  (The New York Times, 7/11/2016)
Rudy Giuliani: Black fathers need to teach kids ‘the real danger to them is not the police’.  (Washingotn Post, 7/11/2016)
Rudy Giuliani says black children have a ‘99% chance’ of killing each other, calls Black Lives Matter ‘inherently racist’.  (NewYork Daily News, 7/10/2016)

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