Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Trump touts his law and order history

It is certainly true that when Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump shouts repeatedly that he is the “law and order candidate,” he is simply pilfering the line and pitch that would-be presidential candidates George Wallace, Barry Goldwater, Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton worked to death during their White House bids. It also has been amply Read More…

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THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: More Baton Rouge incidents could elect Trump

Here are some key dates in presidential history, politics and elections that tell much about why the wanton murder of three police officers in Baton Rouge could loom big in 2016. The dates are 1964, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2001 and 2008. In 1964, Republican presidential contender Barry Goldwater ran hard on an unabashed state’s right, Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Black preachers give Trump more than love

Front-running Republican presidential contender Donald Trump got more than the “love” he said he saw in the room at his mid-Manhattan offices where he met with a pack of black ministers. He had banks of television cameras and reporters recording his every move and word. He got the tongues wagging furiously among blacks who mostly Read More…