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Last week, I authored an InsiderNJ column, “The Trump ‘Law-and-Order’ Message is both Backfiring and Failing Badly.”
The ABC News/Ipsos poll, published in today’s Washington Post supported my contention, finding that 55 percent of the electorate feels that Trump’s message is making the situation worse:
The problem is that Trump is an inveterate anti-black bigot who can’t break loose from his lifetime devotion to racism, even when such racism in the form of his law-and-order message is destroying his own campaign.
Trump is the most virulent racist in the White House since Woodrow Wilson, with his record of racial discrimination in his Brooklyn housing projects, his defamation of the Central Park Five, and his support for the anti-Obama Birther movement.
Now, he cannot restrain himself from adding to his heritage of bigotry two new overtly racist messages in this campaign: 1) his defamatory attacks against the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement; and 2) his efforts to discontinue racial diversity training at federal agencies. These new Trumpist themes prove that his racism is on the level of his ardent KKK supporter David Duke.
And with regard …
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