Since the weekend’s violent protests in Charlottesville, VA, many have criticized President Trump for his failure to outright condemn the white supremacists involved. The Onion breaks down Trump’s relationship to this powerful hate group.
A: The president maintains a 36 percent approval rating.
A: Americans demand much subtler displays of racism from their elected officials.
A: Married a Slovenian woman, thereby diluting his pure Anglo-Aryan lineage with the blood of a lesser Slav.
A: You’re probably thinking of Steve Bannon, Stephen Miller, or Sebastian Gorka.
A: Trump has been consistently in favor of Confederate statues despite a historical antipathy toward losers.
Q: Were there any signs during his presidential campaign that Trump might embrace white nationalism?
A: None come to mind.