Trump Hotel Workers Protest With Taco Trucks and A Symbolic Wall Ahead of Debate
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It was just about a year ago that Democratic candidates for the Presidential nomination, including Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders gathered in this Las Vegas, Nevada. Now, the final Presidential debate between the two major party candidates took place on the campus of the University of Nevada at Las Vegas this Wednesday. Clinton and her Republican rival, Donald Trump faced off for the last time before the Presidential election that many say is the most important one in recent memory.
A CNN/ORC poll released earlier this week found that Nevada is still a swing state with Clinton leading against Trump by just 2 percentage points at 46 to 44%. I spent this Wednesday in Vegas on a trip sponsored by Truthdig.com and began by attending a rally organized by the Culinary Workers Union outside the Trump Hotel. Workers voted 8 months ago to join the union but hotel owner Trump has refused to sit down with them. The rally was centered around a wall of “taco trucks” invoking the disparaging remarks by the head of Latinos for Trump who warned of “taco trucks on every street corner” if Clinton won.