He has found a good external enemy: California!! Oh wait, they're part of this country. Trump administration exploring police crackdown on homeless people. And there are many in California, half the total for the US I've read. This seems to be aimed at his base, to rile up his base against Democratic-run cities. It also plays into the urban-rural division long present in our history. I give the bum credit for having a demagogue's instinct for what things will drive up anger among his followers. He's awfully good at what he does, divide Americans against themselves. Almost as if he were a Manchurian candidate and his mission was to do just that... "Trump further griped about the presence of homeless people while speaking to reporters on Tuesday, saying they live in “our best highways, our best streets, our best entrances to buildings” where people “pay tremendous taxes”. Lucky people. Makes me want to shop for a nice highway underpass. https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/sep/17/trump-police-crackdown-homeless-california Neumann, an attorney with the East Bay Community Law Center, said the threats of a law enforcement crackdown were “consistent with the general approach of the administration – to cause as much pain and suffering as possible to people who are desperately seeking refuge”, adding: “They do it on the border, and now they are proposing to do it in the cities".