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josh

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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #11715 on: Today at 08:06:45 PM »

President Trump and his loyalists like to talk about the rise in White Supremacist violence as if they had nothing to do with it (and it isn't rising, anyway).

https://www.businessinsider.com/trump-campaign-rally-hate-crimes-study-maga-2019-3

Hate crimes increased 226% in places Trump held a campaign rally in 2016, study claims

This suggests that it might not be so.

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US counties where President Donald Trump held a campaign rally saw a 226% increase in reported hate crimes over similar counties that did not hold a rally, political scientists at the University of North Texas said in an analysis published in The Washington Post.

According to a study done by University of North Texas professors Regina Branton and Valerie Martinez-Ebers, and PhD candidate Ayal Feinberg, the scientists found that Trump's statements during the 2016 campaign "may encourage hate crimes" in the respective counties.

The study measured the correlation between counties that hosted a 2016 campaign rally and the crime rates in the months that followed. The scientists used the Anti-Defamation League's map that measures acts of violence and compared the counties that hosted a rally with others that had similar characteristics, including minority population, location, and active hate groups.

"We examined this question, given that so many politicians and pundits accuse Trump of emboldening white nationalists," the analysis said in The Post.
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kiidcarter8

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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #11716 on: Today at 10:22:38 PM »



2020 solved.

Juan Bahama for president!

Need more grey
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Rest in peace, Tex Winter
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