Monday on CNN’s broadcast of “AC360,” Univision and Fusion anchor Jorge Ramos went on the offensive against Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump for his rhetoric aimed at America’s immigration woes.
In an interview with fill-in host John Berman, Ramos dismissed Trump supporters who defend the real estate mogul as not spreading hate, but just offering blunt talk when it comes to the issue.
“Not spreading hate? When you say that immigrants from Mexico are criminals and rapists, isn’t that spreading hate? When you called U.S. citizens ‘anchor babies’ is that not spreading hate? When you called, 11 million people in this country illegals and not human being is illegal, isn’t that spreading hate? That’s what Hispanic community. Look, this is not politics for us. This is personal. When he is talking about immigrants. He is talking about me. He is talking half of the Latino population in the country who is 18 years or older, born in another country. So, the things that he considers just blunt talk, it is clearly offensive and it is having an immediate political impact. 75 percent of Latinos — 75 percent of Latinos have a negative image of Mr. Donald Trump. Is he going to win the White House? It is impossible for him to when the White House without the Hispanic vote. Right now. Nationwide he doesn’t have it.”
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