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Trump needs to speak loudly against bigotry

Feb 27, 2017 - USA Today

I've had it with President Trump's reluctance to issue a strong condemnation of the recent wave of bigotry in America. I had hoped that he would follow in the footsteps of President Reagan, who famously on television made clear that bigots were not welcome in the party of Lincoln. Why hasn't Trump -- who seems to spend every waking hour on Twitter -- shared a link to this powerful speech, under the words "this goes double for me"?

The answer is obvious: Trump is afraid to alienate a wide ...