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Trump Denies Reality, Still Thinks Central Park Five Are Guilty

His response to empirical evidence exonerating them should be glaring warning sign for everyone.
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After one of the Central Park Five called for Donald Trump to apologize to them for the full-page ad he took out in the New York Times calling for their execution, Trump did what Trump always does. He denied their innocence and insisted they were guilty of a crime, despite their exoneration via DNA evidence.

CNN reports that in a prepared statement, Trump is still convinced of their guilt.

"They admitted they were guilty," Trump said this week in a statement to CNN's Miguel Marquez. "The police doing the original investigation say they were guilty. The fact that that case was settled with so much evidence against them is outrageous. And the woman, so badly injured, will never be the same.""They admitted they were guilty," Trump said this week in a statement to CNN's Miguel Marquez. "The police doing the original investigation say they were guilty. The fact that that case was settled with so much evidence against them is outrageous. And the woman, so badly injured, will never be the same."

It shouldn't surprise anyone to know Trump still clings to his unjust and incorrect indictment of these five men. First, he simply cannot ever be in error. It would cause a short-circuit in his brain. And second, they were black men who were coerced into a confession of a crime they never committed. He cannot possibly empathize or have any human feelings toward them.

But most importantly, this is Trump denying the science which exonerated them and pointed to another man as the sole perpetrator, simply because it doesn't fit his narrative. It is Trump creating his own reality, which is something he's done consistently throughout this election cycle.

Trump's fantasy world is a dangerous one, where unproven allegations magically turn into reality. Imagine that man in the Oval Office. Or not. He has no concept of any justice but his own imaginings.

Republicans imagine Trump appointing Supreme Court Justices, but don't seem to realize he would appoint those who fit his own fantasies and not anything based close to reality. Which might be all right with them, but it certainly shouldn't be for the rest of us.

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