Donald Trump and the scourge of white criminals

Most crimes are committed by white people — so why isn't Trump talking about them?

Donald Trump continues to ignore facts and statistics.
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Here we are at the end of the presidential campaign that seemed endless, and Donald Trump's two main proposals to Make America Great Again are still standing: He is going to build that wall along America's southern border and deport those illegal Mexican immigrants, like he promised at his campaign's launch; and he's going to ban all Muslims, or just Syrian Muslims, or at least subject certain immigrants to "extreme vetting" based on their religious or ideological values.

Those ideas, consistent as Trump's other ideas have shifted, aren't actually broadly popular — his border wall and mass deportations get the cold shoulder, and voters are more evenly split on the Muslim ban. But they were enough to make him stand out from a crowded GOP field, and they will live on even if Trump loses.

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