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Should've Seen Him Coming

Posted 1/22/21

To the Editor: Poetess Maya Angelou famously said, "When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time."

If only that sage advice had been heeded. As early as the 1970, Donald Trump showed us who he is with regard to race when he and his father engaged in housing discrimination against African-Americans. He reaffirmed this when he called for the execution of the Central Park Five for a crime they did not commit, called Mexicans murderers, rapists and drug dealers, and when he referred to Neo-Nazis as fine people.

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