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Charles Blow: Trump is ‘urinating’ on black voters and telling them to ‘dance in the rain’

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New York Times columnist Charles Blow appeared on CNN’s New Day on Wednesday morning and blasted Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s outreach to black Americans, saying that the only people who are taking Trump seriously are other white people.

At his rally in Austin, TX Tuesday night, Trump promised that when he’s in charge, he’ll make it so that when black people walk down the street, “you don’t get shot.” This is part of the candidate’s recent efforts to whitewash his history of inflammatory racist remarks.

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“First off, we have to stop calling this an outreach to black people,” Blow said. “It’s an outreach to white people.”

He went on to say that Trump’s condescending “What the hell have you got to lose?” approach to black voters is “the most insidious kind of bigotry.”

“It’s the kind of bigotry that says, ‘I will knock you down while I pretend to pick you up,'” said Blow. “It’s the kind of bigotry that says, ‘I am urinating on you and telling you to dance in the rain.”

Black people aren’t fooled, he assured the panel. He has scoured the web and his personal acquaintances to find one black person who earnestly believes Trump’s message and supports this so-called “outreach.”

“Not a single person that I could find is taking it seriously,” he said. “The only people taking this seriously is white people.”

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“This is an insult to all people of color — black, Hispanic and otherwise,” he concluded, “because he is using us as pawns” to make himself look less racist and “get to” white voters who have been reluctant to support him.

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Trump says governors are ‘very happy’ with the job he’s doing — even though they’re begging him for more supplies

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At the latest coronavirus task force press briefing on Monday, President Donald Trump boasted that "every one" of the state governors in America are "very happy" with the job he is doing to help them combat coronavirus.

His claim is at odds with numerous governors who have complained that the federal government is not doing enough to coordinate the delivery of medical equipment and forcing them into bidding wars with other states.

Trump even tried to add later in the speech that Gov. J. B. Pritzker (D-IL) was "a happy man" even though "he may not be happy when he talks to the press."

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Fox News pushes to ‘abandon’ membership in World Health Organization as pandemic rages

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A Fox News segment on Monday suggested that the United States should withdraw support for the World Health Organization as the coronavirus pandemic rages across the globe.

Fox News host Dana Perino spoke to former White House speechwriter Marc Thiessen about a Wall Street Journal op-ed that questioned whether the U.S. should be funding the World Health Organization.

Thiessen said that W.H.O. is "100% compromised" by China.

"Should the United States use a little big more muscle with the World Health Organization or should it abandon its support?" Perino wondered.

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