Trump just couldn't say it. 아직도, he said so much.

워싱턴 도널드 트럼프 대통령 likes to make the false assertion 그, perhaps save for Abraham Lincoln, “nobody has ever done for the Black communitywhat Trump has done. But what he saidor rather, what he didn’t sayduring the first 2020 presidential debate on Tuesday illustrated anew just how repellent he is on matters of race.

Are you willing, tonight, to condemn White supremacists and militia groups and to say they need to stand down?” 사회자, “폭스 뉴스 일요일” 앵커 크리스 월리스, asked Trump.
Shrugging, the President equivocated.
“확실한, I’m willing to do that. But I would say almost everything I see is from the left wing, not from the right wing,” 그는 말했다.
    When Wallace and Biden pressed Trump to be specific in his condemnation, tossing outWhite supremacists” 그리고 “자랑스러운 소년” as suggestions, Trump obfuscated.
    “자랑스러운 소년, stand back and stand by. But I’ll tell you what. I’ll tell you what. Somebody’s got to do something about antifa and the left, because this is not a right-wing problem,” 그는 말했다, seemingly giving orders to, instead of disavowing, the far-right collective that the Southern Poverty Law Center says is a hate group.
    비슷하게, the Anti-Defamation League describes the Proud Boys as misogynistic, Islamophobic, transphobic and anti-immigration.
    The group itself claims that it doesn’t have links to White supremacists.
    The fact is, Trump’s base is made up largely of non-college-educated White voters, and he’s long extended open arms to groups pushed to society’s margins for their fringe views. And when the President does try to appeal to Black voters, he makes his pitch in economic terms.
    예를 들어, at aBlack Voices for Trumpevent in Atlanta in September, Trump unveiled his light-on-details “플래티넘 플랜,” which includes a promise of economic development for Black Americans.
    But governing isn’t just about strengthening the economy. It’s also about making people, and not only White people, feel safe in their skin, a task that the President has repeatedly failed to accomplish.
    에 따르면 Department of Homeland Security draft documents, White supremacists will remain the mostpersistent and lethal threatin the country through 2021.
    동안 Trump has tremulously decried racism before, he’s also refused to denounce members of hate groups. 에 2017, 후 “Unite the Rightrally in Charlottesville, 여자 이름, where Heather Heyer was killed, 대통령이 말했다 that there weresome very fine people on both sides.
    The year before, David Duke, the former grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, endorsed Trump. Trump’s response: “잘, just so you understand, I don’t know anything about David Duke, 확인? I don’t know anything about what you’re even talking about with White supremacy or White supremacists.
    Even beyond not bringing himself to outright condemn White supremacy, everything Trump had to sayor notto Black voters on Tuesday tells you that few believe those who say that he’s not racist.
    The debate billed one segment as being aboutrace and violence in our cities,” ㅏ facile framing that was intended to lead to a conversation about race and the anti-Black police violence that’s brought protesters to the streets.
    Instead of discussing those topics, 그러나, Trump deflected and sought sanctuary in his usual talking points: Biden’s endorsement of the 1994 crime bill, gauzy appeals to patriotism andlaw and order.Not once did he grapple with the reality of systemic racism.
    여름에 2016, Trump made a crass pitch to Black voters in the predominantly White suburb of Dimondale, 미시간, urging them to take a chance on his campaign.
      You’re living in poverty, your schools are no good, you have no jobs, 58% of your youth is unemployedwhat the hell do you have to lose?” 그는 물었다.
      화요일에, Black voters seemed to get their answer, as they have so many times over the past four years, as an updated Proud Boys logo circulated online. On it was the President’sstand by” 말.

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