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Trump’s bigotry, fearmongering will make America weak again

By Robert Mann Maya Angelou once said, “When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” For years, Donald Trump showed us that he is a bigot. So why is anyone surprised when his policies match his … Continue reading

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My hits and misses on the 2016 election

By Robert Mann Over the past 18 months, I’ve opined about the wacky 2016 presidential election more than any other subject. I ventured many predictions — some of them accurate, others not so much. Now that it’s over, let’s review … Continue reading

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Donald Trump has a racist fan club

By Robert Mann Pollsters have always struggled to accurately gauge voters’ racial attitudes, so we may never know precisely how much racism fuels Donald Trump’s candidacy. What we know with certainty, however, is that the most prominent racists and white … Continue reading

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Why Donald Trump’s rise reminds us of David Duke

By Robert Mann Former KKK leader David Duke was once an aberration in the Republican Party – an unabashed racist and xenophobe seeking higher office by appealing to voters’ baser instincts. The novelty of Duke, running again for the U.S. … Continue reading

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Donald Trump is David Duke in a nicer suit

The following piece was first published in Salon.com By Robert Mann After watching him romp through the early weeks of the Republican Party’s primary season – spewing hate, stoking xenophobia and attacking the Washington establishment – this thought keeps coming … Continue reading

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David Vitter is a cheap political prostitute: Even Louisiana racists smell desperation in his foul new campaign ad

By Robert Mann David Duke, Jesse Helms and Lee Atwater would be proud. Those abominable race baiters (Helms and Atwater are dead) were undoubtedly the inspiration for a shocking television spot that Republican U.S Sen. David Vitter began running Tuesday … Continue reading

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Does Heather Mac Donald believe blacks need to whiten up their acts?

By Robert Mann What should we do about the alarming trend of unwed mothers in the United States? Don’t ask Heather Mac Donald, a lawyer/journalist who writes for New York’s City Journal. Despite devoting much of her career to decrying … Continue reading

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