Speaking to supporters in Akron, Ohio, Monday evening Donald Trump continued his appeal to minority voters by saying that inner cities were more dangerous than “war zones.”
“Our government has totally failed our African-American friends, our Hispanic friends, and the people of our country period,” Trump said.
He added: “Poverty, rejection, horrible education, no housing, no homes, no ownership, crime at levels that nobody’s seen. You can go to war zones in countries that we’re fighting and it’s safer than living in some of our inner cities.”
“What the hell do you have to lose?” he said, repeating his now-familiar pitch to minority voters, with whom he is polling very poorly.
“Give me a chance. I’ll straighten it out. I’ll straighten it out,” he added.
Sam Reisman (@thericeman) is a staff editor at Mediaite.
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