Racists and white nationalists love Donald Trump: Seth Meyers calls out what the media is afraid to say

"Donald Trump's rhetoric has attracted support from white nationalists and racists who promote white supremacy"


Brendan Gauthier
May 12, 2016 3:38PM (UTC)

"Late Night" host Seth Meyers last night took a "Closer Look" at presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump's peculiar resonance among white nationalists.

"Demographics are Trump's biggest obstacle in the fall," Meyers said. "And the theory of his campaign is that he can drive white turnout high enough to overcome changing demographics."

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And as part of his systemically white-centric campaign, Trump & co. included Los Angeles lawyer and outspoken white nationalist William Johnson on a list of potential California delegates. The campaign later blamed the move on a clerical error.

"This is about more than just a clerical error," Meyers explained. "Donald Trump's rhetoric has attracted support from white nationalists and racists who promote white supremacy. And those people are celebrating Trump's success."

Watch the full segment below:


Brendan Gauthier

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