Tag: 2016 Presidential Campaign

Trump Tries, But Fails To Draw a Black Audience

Donald Trump says Black people love him. At an event in South Carolina last week he even pulled out a poll from his pocket showing “huge” support among Blacks, yet at that very event, co-sponsored by the state’s African-American Chamber of Commerce, there were very few African-Americans in attendance. Most…

Ben Carson's Anti-Muslim Talk Reflects A Lot of America

Despite the fact that the U.S. Constitution clearly states “no religious test shall ever be required as a qualification to any office or public trust under the United States,” Republican presidential candidate and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson this weekend said that a Muslim should not be elected president of the…

Jeb Bush Insults Asians To Relieve Backlash from Latinos

Jeb Bush on Wednesday received more criticism for his “anchor babies” remarks, this time from Asian-American leaders who said Bush was insulting them to deflect from the backlash he was receiving from Hispanic voters. Bush first used the term during a radio interview last week in reference to children born…