That’s why more than six months after the 2016 presidential election, Ramos is still repeating on his Sunday show (Al Punto, May 7, 2017) a segment of his signature October 2016 get-out-the-vote documentary, Hate Rising, featuring his interview with a leader of the Ku Klux Klan.
Introducing his five-and-a-half-minute interview with the KKK leader to his viewers, Ramos ominously raises the specter of a rising tide of hate throughout the land.
JORGE RAMOS, PRESENTADOR, AL PUNTO: En Estados Unidos todavía hay racismo. De hecho, el número de grupos racistas o de odio en el país aumentó de 892 en el 2015 a 917 en el 2016, el año pasado, mientras realizaba un documental sobre el racismo en este país, entrevisté a un líder del Ku Klux Klan en Texas.
What Ramos doesn’t tell his viewers, however, is that the annual report of the highly controversial source he cites, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) - released more than two months ago - reveals that the number of Ku Klux Klan groups in the country experienced a devastating 32% decline last year, falling from 190 chapters in 2015 to 130 in 2016.Read more at NewsBusters