- Van Jones: Trump is infamous for reckless and inflammatory statements about Muslims and Mexican immigrants
- Yet he is oddly hesitant to enthusiastically denounce the support of former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke, says Jones
- Listen to Reagan: "The politics of racial hatred ... practiced by the Klan and others have no place in this country," says Jones
Van Jones is president of Dream Corps and Rebuild the Dream, which promote innovative solutions for America's economy. He was President Barack Obama's green jobs adviser in 2009. A best-selling author, he is also founder of Green for All, a national organization working to build a green economy. Follow him on Twitter @VanJones68. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.
(CNN)Donald Trump is playing a dangerous game. And America could pay a heavy price for it.