Michael Steele: Trump’s ‘Sh*thole’ Comment a Reflection of How Trump and a Lot of Americans Feels
STEELE: "I think that very candid moment reflects not just a particular attitude of the president, but it reflects an attitude that is a growing one among a significant portion of white Americans who have a concern about the browning of this country... And what does immigration really mean for them? Not for the immigrants coming to the nation. Not for the immigrants who are seeking freedom, economic opportunity, or whatever their journey may lead them to desire. But what does it mean to me? In my protected status, in my community, in the view, in my view of what America is? So, this is an honest reflection of what the man thinks and feels, but it’s also, we have to be honest about this, an honest reflex of how a lot of Americans feel. When they look at an immigrant from Africa, from the Caribbean, or from Asia."