Trump Finds New Way to Demean Immigrants

Steve Rodriguez
Jul 5, 2020 · 6 min read

Call me what you will. An anti-Trump zealot. A victim of Trump Derangement Syndrome. A Deep State aficionado. The truth is I am not a fan of President Donald Trump. And what I have come to dislike most about the Trump presidency has been his anti-immigration stance, particularly in regard to Mexican and Central American undocumented immigrants. He has cruelly used them as props in a campaign to convince his base that white America is under siege. This odious campaign has relied on name calling and clever dog whistle references to keep his America First campaign fires burning. As a…