“I will acknowledge many of the exchanges, particularly in the last six months, have been racially charged,” Newman continued. “Do we then just stop and label him as a racist? No.”
We beg to differ.
Trump has not only repeatedly targeted Black NFL players who’ve utilized their right to protest on the playing field, he regularly employs dog-whistle language to refer to racial minority groups and Muslims. After the August White supremacist rally in Charlottesville, the president said “both sides” were to blame for the havoc the tiki torch-bearing bigots wreaked in the North Carolina town.
Newman will officially leave the White House on Jan. 20.