President Trump: "Selling Fear"

"The president clearly tries every day, multiple times a day, to sell ‘MS-13 is around us. MS-13 is coming to Long Island,’ and they are in Long Island. They are everywhere. They’re in Lawrence, Massachusetts. MS-13, its origins are in Los Angeles. Its orientation is in Los Angeles. It was in the United States of America that MS-13 was actually assembled years ago. But, the larger issue here is…unfortunately for us, part of our history that we have to address is: It's always been easy to sell fear in this country….Donald Trump is a master of two things: capitalizing on resentment and selling fear—always has been,” said veteran columnist Mike Barnicle during a conversation with Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough about illegal immigration and the dwindling percentage of gang members illegally coming to America in light of former Arkansas Republican Governor Mike Huckabee’s tweet of photo of five men who appear to be using hand signs associated with the MS-13 gang with the caption, "Nancy Pelosi introduces her campaign committee for the take back of the House." Listen to more of the discussion here.



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