Love them, hate them

It was hardly the pinnacle of Latino outreach for Mr Donald Trump but the presumptive United States Republican presidential front runner celebrated the Cinco de Mayo holiday, which commemorates Mexican resistance, by posting a photograph of himself t

It was hardly the pinnacle of Latino outreach for Mr Donald Trump but the presumptive United States Republican presidential front runner celebrated the Cinco de Mayo holiday, which commemorates Mexican resistance, by posting a photograph of himself tucking into a taco bowl and proclaiming: "I love Hispanics!" Hispanic-Americans represent an increasingly important voting bloc in the US. Meanwhile, Mr Trump's anti-illegal immigration platform includes building a wall along the US border with Mexico. PHOTO: TWITTER/DONALD TRUMP

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 07, 2016, with the headline 'Love them, hate them'. Print Edition | Subscribe