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Immigration

On Trump’s Immigrant-Crime Ad

In response to Trump’s ‘Racist’ Ad on Immigrant Crime

Robert VerBruggen defends the ad from accusations of racism. What I think he overlooks is that the controversy over the ad isn’t coming out of a clear blue sky. The president has a history on race, and the ad can reasonably be viewed in the context of it.

Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

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