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Plank gave Trump a pass on racism before, he shouldn't again

Plank gave Trump a pass on racism before, he shouldn't again

For too many people, President Donald J. Trump’s racism is not a deal-breaker when it comes to supporting him.

Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank is but one high-profile example of this phenomenon. Mr. Plank joined Mr. Trump’s business advisory board and praised him in February, stating, “To have such a pro-business president is something that is a real asset for the country.”

As someone who grew up in Harford County, I’m familiar with Mr. Plank’s position. Many of my family members here expressed the same sentiment when explaining to me why they support Mr. Trump.

However, Mr. Trump has repeatedly exhibited a trait that is definitely not an asset for our country: blatant...