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Recent UW PhD Sergio Garcia-Rios in Talking Points Memo article on Latino-media coverage of Donald Trump

Submitted by Stephen Dunne on August 31, 2015 - 9:53am

How Donald Trump Made The GOP's Latino Problem Way Worse

Donald Trump may have tangled with the wrong guy.

In scorning Univision star Jorge Ramos during a Tuesday press conference -- and admitting that he didn't even know who Ramos was -- Trump signaled in a visceral way his disdain for the Latino community.

"He’s talking about the fastest growing electoral block in the U.S.,” Ramos told Fox News' Megyn Kelly on Wednesday. Kelly, another Trump media nemesis, had asked whether Ramos understood why Trump might not want to answer his questions on immigration, given his bad blood with Ramos' network.