Fineman: Trump Campaign ‘Is a Racially Sectarian Thing at this Point’

‘If you’re hispanic and you’re an hispanic family and you hear what Donald Trump is saying, that it’s not dog whistle but foghorn about getting 11 million people out of the country, get them out of the country’

Howard Fineman: Trump Campaign "Is A Racially Sectarian Thing At This Point" (RealClearPolitics)

HOWARD FINEMAN: As Joy was saying and as Katy Tur pointed out looking around the crowd, this is a sectarian -- this is a racially sectarian thing at this point...

You can see that in the crowd. 

If you're hispanic and you're an hispanic family and you hear what Donald Trump is saying, that it's not dog whistle but foghorn about getting 11 million people out of the country, get them out of the country. When you see his almost casual comic expressions of violence wh which we saw the other night, "bing, bong," holding up the gun... 

Howard Fineman: Trump Campaign "Is A Racially Sectarian Thing At This Point" (RealClearPolitics)

It was a little bit of Don Corleone, a little bit of "making the trains run on time." 

The positive side is he is telling people in the middle-class, this conservative suburban middle-class that he can get things done. And by the way, he's not saying "I'm going destroy government." He's saying "I'm make sure you get your social security check, I'll make sure it doesn't go bankrupt, I'll make sure you get medicare. I'm the only guy left who can make government work. Because it's so big and so sprawling that you need somebody of my business cleverness and my confidence to actually make government work." 

So he's appealing on that side and the business side and the fear side as well.

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