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Gage Skidmore / Flickr

In the wake of a violent “alt-right” rally of white nationalists and neo-Nazi supporters that has left at least one anti-nationalist protester dead, Donald Trump took to the cameras to issue a milquetoast statement blaming “many sides” while boasting of his own perceived successes.

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He then ignored reporter questions asking him to more specifically denounce white nationalism and the apparent terrorist attack that left one dead and at least nineteen injured when a car drove into a group of counterprotesters at high speed, then fled the scene.

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He is a contemptible and loathsome little man, and every day between now and his removal from office is a black mark on his party, on Congress, and on America.


And it wasn’t an oversight: A White House spokesman indeed affirms that their administration was condemning “hatred” and “bigotry” from “all sides.”

It was intentional.

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