Mar 14, 2016 2:10 PM GMT
...Thanks to Donald Trump, however, now they know and we know that the bigots are not few and far between, but in fact comprise a significant portion of the Republican electorate. David Duke’s endorsement, the Donald’s struggle to denounce it and his supporters’ ambivalence about it all, combined with recent racially charged violence, have proved just how terrifyingly bigoted some of them really are. That’s depressing but for some of us minorities it also represents a cause for celebration. Here’s why.
There’s a saying: “Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they’re not after you.” For a long time minority voters who expressed suspicion that racism was prevalent within the GOP were dismissed as paranoid intellectual hostages of Democratic propagandists.