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Commentary: The Hypocritical Accusations that Donald Trump Is Racist

By Deneen Borelli originally published at

Democrats and the anti-Trump media are desperately trying to label President Donald Trump a racist through a relentless propaganda campaign built on twisting the president’s words and by making false race-based conclusions about his comments and policies.

The credibility of this smear campaign is undermined by the timing of the racism claims and by analyzing the way President Trump’s political and media opponents selectively interpret policies such as immigration and manipulate his words to fit their agenda.

Before he was elected president, Donald Trump was a larger than life hero among the black liberal establishment—black Democrat politicians, black activists and black entertainers. It was only when Trump decided to run for president and after the 2016 election’s surprising result did he become a racist in the eyes of this group.

As The Daily Caller reported in 1998 and 1999, Jesse Jackson often lauded Trump at the civil rights activist’s Rainbow Push Coalition events.

During that time period, Jackson also called Trump a “friend.”

Read the entire commentary here.

Deneen Borelli is the author of “Blacklash,” a Fox News contributor and co-chair with the Women for Trump Coalition.

Deneen Borelli

Deneen Borelli is the author of Blacklash: How Obama and the Left are Driving Americans to the Government Plantation. Deneen is a contributor with Newsmax Broadcasting. She is a former Fox News contributor and has appeared regularly on “Hannity,” “Fox & Friends,” “Your World with Neil Cavuto,” and “America’s Newsroom.” She has also appeared on Fox Business Network programs “Making Money with Charles Payne,” “The Evening Edit with Liz MacDonald,” and “Cavuto: Coast to Coast.” Previously, Deneen appeared on MSNBC, CNN, the BBC and C-SPAN. In addition to television, Deneen co-hosted radio programs on the SiriusXM Patriot channel with her husband Tom. Recently, Deneen co-hosted the Reigniting Liberty podcast with Tom. Deneen is a frequent speaker at political events, including the FreedomWorks 9.12.2009 March on D.C. which drew a crowd estimated at over 800,000 people. Deneen is also an Ambassador with, a social media platform that promotes free speech, and with the America First Policy Institute (AFPI) which advances policies that put Americans first. Deneen testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources in May 2011 and before the Ohio House Public Utilities Committee in December 2011. Previously, Deneen was a host, Outreach Director with overseeing its outreach program, a Project 21 Senior Fellow, and Manager of Media Relations with the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE). Prior to joining CORE, Deneen worked at Philip Morris USA for 20 years. During her corporate career at Philip Morris she worked in various positions, her last as Project Management Coordinator in the Information Management department where she was responsible for the department’s mandated quality processes, communications, sales information and database management. Deneen began her Philip Morris career as a secretary and advanced to positions of increasing responsibilities. Deneen worked full-time and attended classes at night for 11 years to earn her B.A. in Managerial Marketing from Pace University, New York City. Deneen served on the Board of Trustees with The Opportunity Charter School in Harlem, New York. She appeared in educational videos for children, worked as a runway fashion model, and auditioned for television commercials. Her interests include ancient history, pistol target shooting, photography, and volunteering at her church. Deneen currently resides in Connecticut with her husband Tom.

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