Originally posted by checkbaiter
I don't think the term racist is correct. Can you explain why they are racists? Or rather why [b]you think they are racists? The word is losing touch with reality.[/b]
Steve Bannon called himself a "platform for the alt-right", which is well known for racism, sexism and antisemitism. HIs ex-wife and former colleague also accused him of antisemitism and promoting white supremacy. A KKK grandwizard called him "an excellent choice" for a cabinet member.
He also appointed Jeff Sessions, a man with a long history of being accused of racism. He was denied the position of a judge due to testimonies of his racism.
Steven Mnuchin is currently being sued for racist lending practices, and for discrimination against blacks and Latinos.
And let's not forget that Trump himself not only refused to disavow support from the KKK (until after
the "pussy grabbing" video, when public opinion of him was dire, and it seemed like he'd lose), but the KKK promoted Trump on the front page of their newspaper.
Here's a link where you can read more:
And I didn't even mention Roger Ailes, who headed Trump's campaign, who also has a long history of racism:
And I've only addressed Trump's picks for their racism: I haven't even gotten into their sexism or corruption.