When a “leader” is espousing putting all people of a race or religion in the same light of the worst people in that race or religion, he is indeed giving voice to the true racists, empowering them.
Impressionable youths or worse, adults, willing to do violence or intimidate because it is now been made mainstream by a person running for president, is terrifying.
Kids at a high school basketball game held up Donald Trump signs and chanted “Go back to Mexico” to an American high school Hispanic team this past basketball season. They feel empowered, and it takes them and others to a dark place.
Steve Carr, Fresno