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Trump's Whitewashed New Travel Ban: New at Reason

It is cheap politics that doesn't help national security

Donald Trump has whitewashed – so to speak – his new Muslim travel ban so that it does not look like a Muslim travel ban by throwing North Refugee kidsUnited Nations photo via Foter.comKorea and Venezuela on the list of banned countries. This will allow his to settle his personal vendetta with these two countries while making the legal challenges to the ban easier to withstand.

That may be clever politics, notes Reason Foundation Senior Analyst Shikha Dalmia, but will it Make America Safe Again?

Not one iota.

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