How Republicans & Democrats Weaponize Latinx Trauma to Get Votes
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Daniela Ferrera had stopped at a red light on October 11, 2020, in the Miami neighborhood of Westchester, where a pro-Joe Biden caravan was making its way to Tropical Park. A man wearing an American flag as a cape as well as a red hat, its telltale white letters spelling out a Trumpian battle cry, pointed a gun to her face, and yelled “comunista de mierda.” Like Rivera, he was Latinx. But unlike the 23-year-old Cubanos con Biden founder, he believed the then-Democratic nominee was a communist or...

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