POLITICO Magazine Examines Whether AIDS Epidemic’s Beginnings In U.S. Influenced Trump’s Views Of Haitians
POLITICO Magazine: Did the AIDS Panic Make Trump Afraid of Haitians?
“…Trump’s obsession with race, from his complaints about the heritage of a Hispanic-American judge to his false attacks on the Central Park Five, is too voluminous to list here. But the clearest example is the link that seems to exist in his mind between Haitian immigrants and AIDS. To understand why, we have to go back to the early 1980s, when Trump was a thirtysomething playboy businessman in New York City, just starting to make his mark on the national scene…” (Katz, 1/15).