Jesse Jackson

Jesse Jackson: Donald Trump's dangerous delusions on police brutality

Jesse Jackson: Donald Trump's dangerous delusions on police brutality

Donald Trump often seems more shock jock than president. He likes to shock, say or tweet outrageous things, prove that he's not just another politician. But now he is president; his words have impact, and his posturing can be dangerous.

He essentially endorsed police brutality before a gathering of police officers in Long Island: "When you see these thugs being thrown into the back of a paddy wagon, you just see them thrown in, rough, and I said, 'Please don't be too nice.' "

His remarks received significant applause, but hours later the Suffolk County Police Department issued a statement making it clear that it "will not tolerate roughing up of...

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