Joy Reid: Trump’s ‘Bread and Circuses’ for His Base Is ‘Persecution of People They Fear’

‘Throwing out Dreamers from the country, people that it’s easy for his base to hate and to fear’

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RUSH EXCERPT:

REID: "And the other part in’s cynical and frightening is that the bread and circuses for his base includes the persecution of people they fear, the persecution is part of the bread and circuses, throwing out dreamers from the country, people that it’s easy for his base to hate and to fear. That is part of the show he gives them instead of giving them substantive things like, I don’t know, health care."

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