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The White House’s defense of Donald Trump’s racist “shithole countries” rant has come full circle, with Sarah Huckabee Sanders opining that the language he used is key to his appeal.

When the rant was first reported on last week, the White House did not deny the language used, and even bragged on background about how it would appeal to his base. When the backlash blew up in Trump’s face, they tried a series of escalating non-denials to cushion the blow.

Washington Post reporter Ashley Parker asked Sanders about the “vulgarity” Trump used during the infamous White House meeting and the White House’s subsequent and belated denial that he used “that word.”

“Can you clear up once and for all what the president did say?” Parker asked.

Fact: The American people do not love Trump. And while his overtly racist language might appeal to the small minority of mostly white voters who also enjoyed his racism during his campaign, they certainly don’t speak for most Americans.

But resistance to Trump has been building since his inauguration, and Republicans are about to find out just how much most Americans don’t love Trump’s racism or their complicity in it.

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