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Trump Humbly Requests Vote of Every African American, Asks What They Have to Lose

Screen Shot 2016-08-19 at 6.01.39 PMDuring his speech today in Michigan, Donald Trump once again made an appeal to voters of color. Just as he did earlier this week, he said that Hillary Clinton‘s policies make life worse for black people. He asked “every single african-american citizen in this country who wants to see a better future” to vote for him.

After pointing around into the crowd a few times (at black rally attendees, maybe?), he also asked them, “What do you have to lose?”

Addressing black people, this is exactly what he said:

What do you have to lose by trying something new like Trump? What do you have to lose? I’ll say it again: What do you have to lose? You’re living in poverty. Your schools are no good. You have no jobs. 58% of your youth is unemployed. What the hell do you have to lose?

Selling a potential presidency as something that couldn’t possibly make things worse isn’t exactly positive, but who knows? Maybe it’ll work. (Trump has consistently polled around 1-2% among potential black voters.)

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