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Donald Trump’s proof that he’s ‘the least racist person’

So it turns out that contrary to what you might think or might have heard, Donald Trump is not a racist. In fact, he is “the least racist person that you’ve ever encountered.”

Trump admitted this himself, although when he said “that you’ve ever encountered,” he didn’t mean you, the person reading this post. He meant Washington Post journalist Marc Fisher, to whom he was talking at the moment. So that leaves open the slight possibility that you might know someone less racist than Donald Trump, but Marc Fisher doesn’t happen to know that person.

Here’s how this information came to light: Fisher was talking to Trump. He mentioned that a cabdriver who recently gave him a ride was thinking about supporting Trump for president, except he (the cabbie) is concerned the Trump might be a racist. That’s when Trump declared himself to be the least racist person Fisher has ever encountered.

As proof, Trump told Fisher that Don King, the boxing promoter with the crazy hair, is supporting him. King, in case you don’t know, is African-American. So that’s the evidence.

Trump went on to tell Fisher that Barack Obama once called Bill Clinton a racist. Trump said that he, personally, doesn’t think Bill Clinton is a racist. So that just goes to show you.

Fisher, being a journalist, looked into it and concluded that President Obama “did not call former President Bill Clinton a racist.” But that’s just, you know, a fact, and should have no bearing on your accepting Donald Trump’s statement that he, Trump, is the least racist person Fisher has ever encountered.

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Trump can lie all he wants - he is a racist

The GOP is coaching Trump on how to act. It’s too late. We have already seen the real Donald J. Trump. He will be able to act for a while, but then he will revert to the real Donald that no one likes. The narcissism will take over when his self-esteem is pressured. That won’t take long during a presidential campaign. Eight years ago candidate Obama predicted if he won the election, the GOP would go into full scale war. Welcome to the GOP’s full scale war. It’s another war the GOP created. Now they don’t know what to do about it and the GOP wants to run the country when they can’t run their own party. President Obama, Vice President Biden, former President Bill Clinton, Senator Elizabeth Warren, and others are about to hit the campaign trail in support of Secretary Clinton. Trump will have his hands full responding to their critiques because his actions are indefensible. McConnell has suggested Trump use a script. Trump has proven he cannot stay on script. Trump can’t speak a complete thought without going on one of his tirades of racism, misogyny, outright lies, and incoherence. The GOP has absolutely earned their current chaotic condition.

No He is Not

He's just a free thinker whose vocal clutch is worn out. So why worry? He'll be no match for the DNC Constant Velocity Transmission.

Why is it that so many who are clearly dismissive of Trump just cannot simply dismiss him? Do they truly fear he might win this thing??

that is exactly the problem..

...that he could win. He easily got this far, way beyond where the experts predicted he would go, so why not? He units the racists, the gun fetishists, the science deniers, the government and tax haters and all the under-educated losers looking for someone to blame. That gets him pretty close to a majority right there.

Could He Win?

It is possible, and that is indeed a frightening prospect.

What is just as frightening is the notion that his "thinking" is more widely spread than one may have thought. The idea that his crude nativism and bigotry, among other unsavory aspects of his candidacy, should resonate with so many is disheartening, at best. Are we really no better than that?

Hmmm...

So, it seems there is some fear that Trump might win in November. I get that. Isn't it more than odd to truly worry the Dems might lose this thing? Maybe they really do need a better candidate, themselves.

These coming conventions may be interesting to watch, for a change (maybe a pun, maybe not, not sure).
Sure is a good time to be old. Can't even now imagine what summer 2020 might be like.
Stock up on drain cleaner in the meantime.

Always Possible

Politics can take strange turns, so yes, it is possible Trump could win. The candidate who is convinced there is no way he can lose just ends up looking foolish (Oh, hello, Mr. Romney).

Another terrorist attack, combined with Democratic overconfidence, could do the damage. These are not times that will reward complacency.

Donald Trump continues to

Donald Trump continues to insist boxing promoter Don King has endorsed his presidential campaign, though King denied his official support Friday.

Trump announced Friday on Twitter that King had endorsed his campaign, tweeting, "The great boxing promoter, Don King, just endorsed me. Nice!"

After Trump's initial tweet, King said in an interview with the New York Daily News at Muhammad Ali's funeral that he was not officially backing the GOP's presumptive nominee.

http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2016-election/donald-trump-still-insists...

The thumbnail bio of Don King ?

(quote)

Donald "Don" King (born August 20, 1931) is an American boxing promoter whose flamboyant personality, and public and professional involvement in some of boxing's most historic matchups, have seen him leave an indelible mark in boxing history. King's career highlights include, among multiple other enterprises, promoting "The Rumble in the Jungle" and the "Thrilla in Manila". King has promoted some of the most prominent names in boxing, including Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, George Foreman, Larry Holmes, Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, Julio César Chávez, Ricardo Mayorga, Andrew Golota, Bernard Hopkins, Félix Trinidad, Roy Jones, Jr. and Marco Antonio Barrera. Almost all of them sued him for defrauding them; King settled most lawsuits for six- to eight-digit pay-offs while managing to avoid a conviction of felony fraud or time in jail.

(end quote)

A flamboyant promoter but also a fraudster and scammer, just like the Donald.

Did he or didn't he?

This is the NY Daily News headline and lead:

Trump insists Don King gave endorsement, promoter denies it at first then flip-flops

DENIS SLATTERY
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Updated: Sunday, June 12, 2016, 4:02 AM
Both of these Dons have bad hair — and at least one of them is a liar.

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/election/trump-insists-don-king-endorsed...