Donald Trump let out a secret Tuesday that Hillary Clinton doesn’t want African-Americans to know: She and her party take them for granted, and their policies have long wracked inner-city communities.
“We reject the bigotry of Hillary Clinton, which panders and talks down to communities of color and sees them only as votes,” said Trump. Democrats have “failed and betrayed” African-Americans.
He cited the donkeys’ policies on crime, education and the economy, which he says “have produced only more crime, more broken homes and more poverty.”
He’s right. African-Americans have voted overwhelmingly for Dems for decades. In presidential races, they give upward of 90 percent of their votes to Democrats. They’ve played a key role in electing Dems to run most of the nation’s big cities.
Yet those cities (Chicago, Baltimore) have been socked by crime — and blacks are victims in far higher numbers than whites. Black unemployment and poverty rates are higher, too, and minorities face wide gaps in educational achievement.