Trump kicks out peaceful black students from rally

After about 30 black students were kicked out of a Donald Trump rally on Monday, apparently just for being black, Trump’s campaign denied having asked for the students to be removed. About that:

“A member of the [Trump] event staff approached a member of our agency and requested that the group be asked to leave,” Capt. Stryde Jones, a Lowndes County Sheriff’s officer, told the network.

Another member of local law enforcement who worked the event backed up Jones’ account.

“I spoke to a Trump staffer, whose name I do not have, she told us that they needed to leave,” Valdosta Police Chief Brian Childress told MSNBC. “Not only did I talk to a Trump staffer, so did the University police, and we were told over the radio by the Sheriff’s office that Trump staff wanted them out.”

You’d think kicking people out of a rally because of the color of their skin would be something the Trump campaign would be comfortable admitting to—isn’t that kind of Trump’s whole policy agenda in a nutshell?—but apparently they don’t have the courage of their convictions on this one. If you were tempted to believe those denials from the Trump team, though, think again. They’re really as disgusting and racist as they appear.

Laura Clawson, “Police Confirm Trump Campaign Wanted Peaceful Black students Kicked Out of Rally, Daily Kos, March 4, 2016.


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