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‘The Atlantic’ traces a history of Trump’s bigotry

‘The Atlantic’ traces a history of Trump’s bigotry

“Trump emerged as a political force owing to his full-throated embrace of “birtherism,” the false charge that the nation’s first black president, Barack Obama, was not born in the United States. His presidential campaign was fueled by nativist sentiment directed at nonwhite immigrants, and he proposed barring Muslims from entering the country. In 2016, Trump described himself to The Washington Post as “the least racist person that you’ve ever encountered.””

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2019/06/trump-racism-comments/588067/