Donald Trump is a "great, great president" who will be the savior of African Americans reluctant to leave the Democratic "plantation," the Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson, president of the Brotherhood Organization of a New Destiny, a Los Angeles-based mentorship program.
"This is the first time in my entire life as a voter seeing such a great man in the White House. A man who is keeping his word, a man who is not afraid, a man who if you're attacked he's going to attack back. We are blessed to have Donald Trump as president," Peterson said Tuesday to Steve Malzberg on "America Talks Live."
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Peterson — author of "The Antidote: Healing America from the Poison of Hate, Blame and Victimhood," published by WND Books — added that liberal politicians "really don't want black Americans to be free."
"They don't want them to leave the plantation of the Democratic Party. They don't want them to think for themselves," he said.
"I find it so amazing that for the last 50 to 60 years that we have had black people in positions of power where they could've asked the police to go in and clean up the mess or the military or the National Guard and yet they refused to do it.
"It has taken Trump, a white savior for black America in order for things to start getting better. So my question is what is wrong with black men and women but especially black men that they're not able to help their own?"
Peterson criticized former President Barack Obama who he said "had the power of America in his hand."
"They were behind him and yet he did nothing to get rid of gang violence and drugs in urban areas around the country so that the regular folks in those areas could finally breathe, have a life, raise children, start businesses.
"It takes the white man of whom they hate. They hate white people and yet it's white people who are saving black folks. It's amazing."
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