By Dominick Fils-Aimé | December 12, 2016
The future 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump continues his crusade to piss off minorities, in his effort the make America great again. This time, the Donald’s ignorance functioned to irritate “the blacks”, as it has been confirmed that the President elect is in fact a proponent of stop and frisk policing, a method deemed unconstitutional and statistically proven to illustrate racial bias against people of color.
According to Politifact, Trump believes in police racially profiling people to check them for weapons. In other words, the future commander and chief essentially thinks it appropriate to subject American citizens to unconstitutional harassment by the state, solely based on their appearance. The claim was made by U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore during an interview with the Huffington Post.
“..the argument is that we have to take the guns away from these people that have them and they are bad people that shouldn’t have them,” Trump eloquently explained during a presidential debate that occurred months ago, illustrating his enlightened and nuanced understanding of our nation’s low income, minority, urban communities. “These are felons. These are people that are bad people that shouldn’t be — when you have 3,000 shootings in Chicago from January 1st, when you have 4,000 people killed in Chicago by guns, from the beginning of the presidency of Barack Obama, his hometown, you have to have stop-and-frisk.”
“In New York City, stop-and-frisk, we had 2,200 murders, and stop-and-frisk brought it down to 500 murders,” he added, suggesting that stop and frisk policies were the only contributing factor leading to a reduction of murders in NYC. “…. Stop-and-frisk had a tremendous impact on the safety of New York City. Tremendous beyond belief. So when you say it has no impact, it really did. It had a very, very big impact.”
That all good and dandy Mr. Trump, but it doesn’t stop the practice from being against our Constitution. That’s very bad.