Donald Trump Fails To Disavow Chilling Nazi Salutes In His Honor

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Sadly, our president-elect is more eager to call out the cast of “Hamilton” and “Saturday Night Live” than the Neo-Nazi group that supports him.

A bunch of white supremacists congregated in Washington, D.C., to celebrate Donald Trump's election as president of the United States and proved once and for all that the so-called alt-right is just KKK minus the hoods.

The bigots attending the conference finished it off with a series of “Heil Trump” and “Heil Victory” chants, accompanied by the stiff one-armed salute of the Nazi party.

The disturbing sight left the entire nation appalled and enraged – well, everyone except the president-elect, his transition team, and his racist followers, that is.

Trump, who is quick to denounce to everyone who dares to dismay him, stayed mum on the inexcusable incident.

His team, comprised of anti-Semite white supremacists, responded to the neo-Nazi conference with a rather pathetic statement.

“President-elect Trump has continued to denounce racism of any kind, and he was elected because he will be a leader for every American,” the statement read. “To think otherwise is a complete misrepresentation of the movement that united Americans from all backgrounds.”

It’s barely even a slap on the wrist.

It’s heinous.

Even though the alt-right and white nationalism played an important part in Trump’s election to the White House (which subsequently sparked a new interest in their movement), this non-response is just unacceptable, even by Trump’s standards.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Many were quick to point out how Trump’s response to the cast of “Hamilton: An American Musical” and “Saturday Night Live” was much stronger than his response to the chilling Nazi salutes in his name.

 

Former White House staff assistant David Gergen also called out Trump’s statement as weak.

“Donald Trump is trying to have it both ways here,” he said. “I don’t think he’ll be successful. On one hand, he puts out statements denying there’s any racism, sexism or any other things we all find so abhorrent in his administration.”

He also slammed the president-elect for appointing Steve Bannon, a known anti-Semite whose previous company was the main platform for alt-right, as one of the most powerful people in the White House.

“Now here comes alt-right, and we see their true colors, they have this conference in Washington,” Gergen added. “It’s overtly racist, it’s overtly anti-Jewish, it’s anti-Semitic, it’s overtly against women. And it is overtly white supremacist.”

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