The soft blow expected to the U.S. economy could seriously jeopardize [Donald Trump's] campaign. ... The chance of this snag has led him to play up his populist strategy of xenophobic tirades.
[T]hat a president might invent an invasion of drugs, terrorists and criminals on the southern border, just to fulfill his most important campaign promise, is an indication that Donald Trump has gone too far in defense of his “perceived national interests.”
Trump insists that the need to build a wall responds to “a humanitarian and security crisis.”
[Trump's] verbal abuse and dehumanization of Mexican and Latin immigrants take the traditional U.S. policy against persons living or entering the country illegally to another level.
Trump asserted that we are all one family ... If he truly wishes to promote national harmony, then he should ... repair the fissure in society that he caused.
Trump’s wall plan ... buries the image of the United States as a land of welcome.
Deep down it’s not Trump, but the many millions who bought his idea that their neighbor is the problem.