'Payaso': Hispanic Leader Says Trump A 'Clown'

1 year ago by Scarce
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Palomarez dismissed Trump as a clown on Morning Joe, and with that his chances to become president because he isn't going to get sufficient Hispanic support. Trump's entire raison d'être though is appealing to angry white men, not Hispanics.

JOE SCARBOROUGH (CO-HOST): What did the chamber -- what's the chamber position? Have you all figured out -- and I'm being dead serious here -- what exactly he said yesterday. The totality of yesterday. I'm not even trying to be funny. What is his position?

MIKA BRZEZINSKI (CO-HOST): There is no position.

SCARBOROUGH: Because he seems to be trying to have it all. Throws the red meat out while he suggests that perhaps he's not going to deport families that have been here for ten years. What did you all take out of yesterday's events? And what exactly is Donald Trump's position because The [New York] Times and other publications can't quite figure it out?

JAVIER PALOMAREZ: Well, therein lies the quandary that he has painted himself into this box. He's damned if he does, he's damned if he doesn't. He had to come back out and really kind of fire up his base. But the reality of it is, he hasn't done anything to help himself in terms of growing the number. And so I think he's done for with the Hispanic community. He's never going to see the White House if he doesn't get a significant portion of the Hispanic vote. I don't know if you guys speak Spanish but I want you to remember this one word, payaso.

SCARBOROUGH: I was just saying that literally a second a go.

BRZEZINSKI: Yeah.

PALOMAREZ: It means clown. You know, this guy is a complete clown. I'm really sad for the American people and for the Republican party. They had an opportunity to put John Kasich, you know, front and center. Instead, they ended up with this payaso. And it's a complete waste of time, it is a complete waste of time. We need to get on with it already. The nation has got other things to worry about. Immigration reform is a monster that he created so he could slay it at the end of the day. It's not going to change things for this nation as we move forward here. We've got to deal with a broken immigration system, obviously. But it's got to be done in a strategic fashion that makes sense on a going forward basis to fire up people and get this kind of hate filled, you know, this movement of hatred. It doesn't solve anything.


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