WASHINGTON – Let me start at the end. The United States survived. Not by much. Democracy in this country is much more fragile than I (an immigrant from Mexico) had believed. Donald Trump pushed it nearly to its limit.
This is the last column I write with Donald Trump as president. And I admit to a certain pride and satisfaction in surviving his fateful, divisive and racist presidency.
It was one of the biggest and most dangerous attacks on U.S. democracy in modern history.
THE UNITED STATES HAS A HISTORIC OPPORTUNITY TO REGAIN ITS IMAGE AS A COUNTRY OF IMMIGRANTS.
Donald Trump was wrong to believe that if he repeated a lie many times it would become a reality. It did not.
I had the honor once of being kicked out of a Donald Trump news conference. I asked him a question he didn’t want to answer and a security guard threw me out.
Without the votes of a majority of Latinos, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris would not have won the White House. It would have been impossible.
Journalists like me who were born and worked in Latin America are well experienced with authoritarian leaders like Donald Trump.
Donald Trump has lied so many times – more than 20,000 times since he became president, according to a Washington Post count – that when he most needed people to believe him, few did.
MIAMI — Latinos know that Democrats are great at making promises. Now Democrats have to prove that they’re also great at keeping them.