#EndorseThis: Bill Maher Guest Explains Why Trump Pardons Fail
June 11 | 2018
President Trump is (sort of) trying to reverse the White House narrative on race. He has pardoned or otherwise granted clemency to three people of color in a row, and floated the idea of many more pardons. Trump is even interested in pardoning Muhammad Ali, though experts agree the move would be a pointless publicity stunt.
But there’s a bigger problem. Only one of the three pardons was a legitimate humanitarian freeing of a black woman, Alice Marie Johnson. Another was Dinesh D’Souza, a political ally of Trump’s, and another was Jack Johnson, a deceased boxer.
In today’s clip, Real Time with Bill Maher guest Michael Eric Dyson gives 45 some simple advice.
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