"I hate political correctness," he told the crowd. "I think it is a destructive thing. It's antithetical to one of the founding principles of our nation: freedom of speech and freedom of expression."
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He said a lot of the things we've wanted our candidates to say for so long, but too many of them are afraid to because they're scared they'll be called racists."
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