‘Looting’ Comment From Trump Dates Back to Racial Unrest of the 1960s. (The New York Times, 5/28/2020)
The phrase was used prominently by Walter E. Headley, Miami’s former police chief, in 1967 as he pledged a no-holds-barred response to a Christmas-season outbreak of violent crime in black neighborhoods that had left three people dead in attempted robberies.
Mr. Headley suggested that his department’s tough tactics had kept Miami calm that year, even as race riots were convulsing dozens of other cities and leaving scores dead.
3/18/2020 update starts here.
Photo credit: Center for Strategic and International Studies
Reported in Trump Defends Using ‘Chinese Virus’ Label, Ignoring Growing Criticism. (The New York Times, 3/18/2020)
Original 3/18/2020 post, "Perhaps this is the reason why Donald Trump is resorting to heavy use of a nativist dog whistle", starts here.
Voice of America, 3/17/2020
Illustration from The Economist
Remember, folks, Donald Trump is still Donald Trump no matter how he acts. (3/18/2020)
Fighting Coronavirus: Too bad we didn't get that border wall built. (3/16/2020)
Donald Trump blows on the the nativist, "foreign virus" dog whistle. (3/13/2020)
MAGA: The incidents of racism, anti-semitism, and nativism stack up in Trump's America. (3/6/2020)
Donald Trump: (a) Nativist, (b) racist, (c) ignoramus, (d) all of the preceding. (1/15/2018)
Iowa woman enrobes her nativism with Statue of Liberty reference. (11/1/2016)
Thank you very much, Donald Trump. 11/1/2016)
Please give a warm welcome to our next speaker: Donald Trump. (9/26/2015)