Long Days of Hate

A weekend of violence rocked Charlottesville, Virginia as multiple white supremacist groups converged on the college town to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee.

The ensuing chaos resulted in three deaths and multiple assaults. However, the largest scar on our nation would come from what our President refused to say.

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White Squall

During a Friday night LGBT for Hillary fundraiser, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton referred to half of Donald Trump’s supporters as a “basket of deplorables.” Specifically, Clinton cited the “racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamaphobic” faction of the electorate.

Defending the nation’s bigots, Trump surrogate Sarah Huckabee was quick to call Clinton’s comments “inexcusable and disqualifying.”

Trump’s Vice Presidential candidate, Mike Pence, responded on Saturday… from the anti-LGBTQ Values Voter Summit.

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White Man’s Burden

Days after announcing Breitbart News’ executive chairman and racial opportunist Steve Bannon as his new campaign CEO, Donald Trump reached out to the black community at a rally in Dimondale, Michigan:

“You’re living in poverty, your schools are no good, you have no jobs, 58% of your youth is unemployed — what the hell do you have to lose?”

A lot, actually.

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