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Trump Proposes National 'Stop And Frisk' Law At Hannity 'African-American Town Hall'

Of course, the audience was mostly white.
Trump Proposes National 'Stop And Frisk' Law At Hannity 'African-American Town Hall'

The picture above was taken at the much-touted Donald Trump "Town Hall for African-Americans" he was supposed to do with Sean Hannity today.

He did the town hall, but there weren't a whole lot of Black voters there, which caused Fox to re-package it as a "town hall addressing African-American issues."

To white people, who were all surely there because they give a damn about African-Americans' issues, am I right? Here's another look at the audience.

In this course of this serious discussion with white folks about what the African-American community needs, Trump proposed a national "stop-and-frisk" program. Crime is down nationwide, so of course that's something of national import, right?

There was at least one Black voter there. But he walked out after the stop-and-frisk part.

He made his statement in response to an audience member's question about what the New York businessman would do to reduce crime in predominantly black communities across the nation, said the two people, Geoff Betts and Connie Tucker.

Betts, 38, who is black, said he felt dismayed by Trump's response.


Betts, a distributor of hair products, said he is registered to vote as an independent and that he attended the town hall because he was curious about what Trump would say to try to win over black voters. He said he thinks police unfairly discriminate against black citizens and he is against stop-and-frisk.

"We are victims," he said, adding he walked out of the town hall while it was still under way.

"I just couldn't take it anymore, I had to go," he said. "I don't think that Donald Trump gets it."

Respectfully, Mr. Betts, yes. When a candidate embraces white supremacists and Neonazis, he doesn't get it, and it's a feature, not a bug.

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