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Thu Jul 14, 2016, 08:51 AM

Hillary on Donald’s Cold Heart: He Makes People’s Violent Deaths About Him

From BNR, Melissa McEwen

The first part of Hillary’s speech was about police killings that disproportionately take the lives of Black and Latinx Americans, and about the recent violence again police in Dallas. As ever, she put a premium on the power of listening: “Embracing policies that promote justice for all people, and standing firm against any attempt to roll back the clock on the rights and opportunities that so many sacrificed so much to secure…starts with doing a better job of listening to each other.”

“We remember Laquan McDonald, killed in Chicago, a year-and-a-half ago, and Sandra Bland, who grew up in Illinois, who died one year ago today. Time after time, no one is held accountable—and surely we can all agree that’s deeply wrong and needs to change. And yes, we do need to listen to those who say ‘Black Lives Matter.’ Too many Black Americans, especially young men, feel like their lives are disposable, and they worry every single day about what might happen. They have every reason to feel that way, and it’s absolutely unacceptable. Everyone in America, everyone, deserves to be treated with respect and dignity. Surely that is something we can all unite behind.”

In the second half of the speech, Hillary pivoted to talking about Donald—and how we are watching the Party of Lincoln “become the Party of Trump. And that’s not just a huge loss for our democracy—it is a threat to it.” Donald, she noted, is running a campaign “as divisive as any we have seen in our lifetimes.

“His campaign is as divisive as any we have seen in our lifetimes. It is built on stoking mistrust and pitting American against American. It’s there in everything he says and everything he promises to do as President. It’s there in how he wants to ban Muslims from coming to the United States, and toyed with creating a database to track Muslims in America. It’s there in the way he demeans women, in his promotion of an anti-Semitic image pushed by neo-Nazis, and in the months that he spent trying to discredit the citizenship and legitimacy of our first black President.”


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Thu Jul 14, 2016, 08:57 AM

1. He absolutely did, just like he always does.


Trump wants everything to be about him. it is like he is living in a 24 hour a day reality TV show where everything really does revolve around him.

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