For Mexicans, the Donald Trump Candidacy Is Getting Scarier Every Day
Joshua Partlow - The Washington Post
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August 19, 2015

Donald Trump's mixed messages on Mexico (CBSN)

If Donald Trump were president, he would have Mexico pay to build a wall along its 2,000-mile border to keep itself out.

He'd block the billions of dollars that Mexicans illegally in the United States send home to their families. And prevent their children born in America from automatically becoming U.S. citizens.

There wouldn't be many of these children, however, because Trump would be deporting millions of undocumented Mexicans — all of them, if he had his way.

How does that sound, Mexico?

"We don't know if we should laugh or if we should cry," said Guadalupe Loaeza, a prominent Mexican columnist. "We think he's really a nightmare."

The longer he floats atop the polls, the more Donald Trump has started to make people here feel a bit queasy, forcing them to contemplate whether his candidacy is really something they need to worry about. As Trump published his immigration proposals this week, Mexicans expressed growing concern about his bid for the Republican nomination.

Read the rest at The Monitor

Related: Trump's Immigration Plan Is Based on These 3 False Assumptions (The Washington Post )

Related: Donald Trump Paints Republicans Into Corner With Hispanics (The New York Times)

Related: Media Push Back Against Trump's 'Troubling' Immigration Plan (Media Matters)

Monday afternoon, Donald Trump was dismissed from jury duty after not being selected to serve on a trial. (Darcy)

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