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Can The Media Stop Giving That White Supremacist Nobody A Megaphone?

What’s the point of all of this? What goes through an editor’s or producer’s head when, in the wake of a neo-Nazi terrorist attack, they reach out to a neo-Nazi for comment? The pathological “both sides”-ism that infects our journalist class is uniquely unsuited for these times. Much like NPR’s institutional refusal to call Trump’s most egregious lies lies or the New York Times’ desire to contrive goodin Trump’s first 100 days, the desire to seek out white supremacist voices on the subject of white supremacist violence is at best, morally negligent, and at worst, fascist propaganda.

August 28, 2017

Trump: ‘Racism Is Evil … Including The KKK, Neo-Nazis And White Supremacists’

President Donald Trump made his most explicit comments denouncing the hate groups responsible for “this weekend’s racist violence” after two days of bipartisan criticism for his failure to single out white supremacists.

August 14, 2017

Why Did Donald Trump Jr. Post A Nazi Frog On Instagram?

Given the sheer number of white supremacists Donald Jr. follows on Twitter, he can hardly be blamed for being such a successful mouthpiece for their hate speech — if his father wasn’t running for president.

September 12, 2016
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Trump Campaign Says It Doesn’t Want Support From White Supremacists

As Donald Trump tries to improve his standing with African-Americans and other minority voters, his running mate said Sunday the campaign doesn’t want support from white nationalists.

August 29, 2016
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the Michigan Democratic Party meeting in Detroit

5 Reasons Democrats Need To Be Terrified About November

For one: Democratic voter turnout has been 285 percent worse in primary states with new voter ID laws than those without them.

March 7, 2016

This Week In Crazy: Everyone Get On the Trump Train

This week saw Trump’s very super Tuesday, the whole-hearted embrace of the GOP frontrunner by the white supremacist community, and perhaps the most unhinged, vulgar Twitter feed in Texas getting elected to the Republican party establishment. Welcome to “This Week In Crazy.”

March 4, 2016
A picture of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump hangs outside a house in West Des Moines

A Long List of Prominent White Supremacists Who Support Donald Trump

If the Trump camp is angrier at the media for creating a white supremacy controversy than they are at white supremacists, the message they’re sending to white supremacists is clear.

March 3, 2016

5 Reasons Donald Trump Makes America So Anxious

Even if you’re a member of the party that seems to be about to nominate Donald Trump for the presidency, there’s only a 50-50 chance that you actually like him. But there’s another statistic that suggests why the rest of the world watches his ascent with emotions somewhere betwixt bemusement and horror.

February 1, 2016
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The 5 Most Appalling Conservative Reactions To The Charleston Shooting

Dive into the lunatic fringe of right wingers weighing in on the events in Charleston — and you’ll find some truly appalling, noxious, and deranged reactions. Here are just five of them

June 19, 2015

Louisiana Congressman Calls Speaking To White Supremacist Group A ‘Mistake’

Is anyone buying Steve Scalise’s mea culpa?

December 30, 2014