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Donald Trump said he'll win the Latino vote. That's delusional.

Donald Trump said he'll win the Latino vote. That's delusional.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump fields a question from Univision and Fusion anchor Jorge Ramos during a news conference held before his campaign event. Earlier in the news conference Trump had Ramos removed from the room after he failed to yield when Trump wanted to take a question from a different reporter. (Scott Olson / Getty Images)

To the editor: Donald Trump makes some far-fetched assumptions and incorrect claims about immigrants. One of the most outrageous is his belief that he will get the Latino vote. ("Donald Trump and Univision's Jorge Ramos engage in testy exchange in Iowa," Aug. 25)

Let's take at look at this: He favors forced deportation. He is in favor of building a border wall. He calls immigrants rapists and murderers. He claims immigrants take away jobs. He wants to take away "birthright" citizenship. He blames immigrants for many social problems. He claims immigrants are a drain on our economy, in spite of studies indicating otherwise. He continues to make extreme statements against immigrants. He kicks out of his news conference Jorge Ramos, one of the most respected Spanish-language journalists.

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Believe me, Trump will not get the Latino vote.

David Trujillo, Los Angeles

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To the editor: Trump has seduced a smattering of supporters despite his comedy of errors and lack of specificity in naming initiatives that have any reasonableness.

I am not a Republican. If I were, my blood would percolate over the manner in which Trump's rivals behave like gutless little boys afraid to open their mouths and defend themselves and their positions. What person allows another man to brand him as stupid before a live audience and millions more by television?

Business acumen is one thing, but transitioning into an effective world leader requires attributes and talents that Trump simply doesn't possess. He would be no match for Vice President Joe Biden or Sen. Bernie Sanders, that's for sure.

I simply say, "Thank you, Mr. Trump, for being the storm that blew the Republican's house of cards to the winds in 2016, and for the color, buffoonery and audacity with which you mastered the task."

Marjorie Robinson, Los Angeles

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