Trump: Oakland and Ferguson are 'among the most dangerous' places in the world

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"Yet another day's worth of tidbits from the brain of Donald J. Trump, presumptive Republican nominee for the presidency of the United States.

On the TV, Fox had moved on from the election to footage of the smoky aftermath of a bombing in Baghdad. Trump rose from his seat and walked over to the screen for a closer look. “Boy, this ISIS,” he murmured.

That's a pretty accurate distillation of Donald Trump's entire foreign policy knowledge, as it happens. Boy, this ISIS—amiright? They're, um, bad and stuff. If only the rest of the American political apparatus had the sort of intricate policy notions that Donald Trump has been able to bring to bear.

I asked Trump if he had ever been to Iraq. “Never!” he said, sounding horrified by the thought.

What, there's no plans for a Trump Hotel, Baghdad edition? You're missing out, buddy.

“What’s the most dangerous place in the world you’ve been to?”

He contemplated this for a second. “Brooklyn,” he said, laughing. “No,” he went on, “there are places in America that are among the most dangerous in the world. You go to places like Oakland. Or Ferguson. The crime numbers are worse. Seriously.”

And by seriously, Donald Trump means not seriously. Oakland is a perfectly pleasant place to spend a day, and home to all sorts of up-and-coming companies with uncannily attractive workers and bright orange logos. Ferguson is an even odder example, as by all accounts it is both safe and would be considered completely unremarkable if it was not for an apparent epidemic of jaywalking. These appear to be, Sarah Palin style, the first two city names Donald Trump could dislodge from his brain-hole, and he appears to be equating "most dangerous in the world" with "I heard there are black people there."
 
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"He contemplated this for a second. “Brooklyn,” he said, laughing. “No,” he went on, “there are places in America that are among the most dangerous in the world. You go to places like Oakland. Or Ferguson. The crime numbers are worse. Seriously.”"

He hadn't thrown his racist admirers any raw meat for a few days so he made up for it with this nonsense.
 
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"Yet another day's worth of tidbits from the brain of Donald J. Trump, presumptive Republican nominee for the presidency of the United States.

On the TV, Fox had moved on from the election to footage of the smoky aftermath of a bombing in Baghdad. Trump rose from his seat and walked over to the screen for a closer look. “Boy, this ISIS,” he murmured.

That's a pretty accurate distillation of Donald Trump's entire foreign policy knowledge, as it happens. Boy, this ISIS—amiright? They're, um, bad and stuff. If only the rest of the American political apparatus had the sort of intricate policy notions that Donald Trump has been able to bring to bear.

I asked Trump if he had ever been to Iraq. “Never!” he said, sounding horrified by the thought.

What, there's no plans for a Trump Hotel, Baghdad edition? You're missing out, buddy.

“What’s the most dangerous place in the world you’ve been to?”

He contemplated this for a second. “Brooklyn,” he said, laughing. “No,” he went on, “there are places in America that are among the most dangerous in the world. You go to places like Oakland. Or Ferguson. The crime numbers are worse. Seriously.”

And by seriously, Donald Trump means not seriously. Oakland is a perfectly pleasant place to spend a day, and home to all sorts of up-and-coming companies with uncannily attractive workers and bright orange logos. Ferguson is an even odder example, as by all accounts it is both safe and would be considered completely unremarkable if it was not for an apparent epidemic of jaywalking. These appear to be, Sarah Palin style, the first two city names Donald Trump could dislodge from his brain-hole, and he appears to be equating "most dangerous in the world" with "I heard there are black people there."
lmao

yes 100% correct about oakland.
 
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Go walk around downtown at night and let us know.

Neither Oakland or Ferguson are in the top 50 worldwide for homicide rates.

"Of the 50 cities on the 2015 list, 41 are in Latin America, including Caracas, Venezuela, the city with the highest homicide rate, at 119.87 out of 100,000 inhabitants. Cape Town, South Africa, is the only non-Latin American city in the top ten. Baghdad is not on the list, nor is Oakland, California, or Ferguson, Missouri, which is a northern suburb of St. Louis.
The country with the most cities on the list: Brazil, with 21, followed by 8 in Venezuela, four in the U.S., four in South Africa, three in Colombia and two in Honduras.
POLITICO reached out to the mayors of both Oakland and Ferguson on Tuesday for comment.
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf responded, “The most dangerous place in America is Donald Trump’s mouth.”"


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There is a lot more bad stuff then being killed. Assaulted, mugged, beaten, raped...

But feel free to go tour Oakland.

Lol