10 Reasons Why Trump's Win Is 'White Supremacy's Last Stand in America'

Political commentator Danielle Moodie-Mills doesn't believe sexism played as large a role in Hillary Clinton's tragic loss as most progressive pundits have claimed.


"I do not believe that this is people saying, I couldn't possibly have a woman in this role," Mills told CBC News following Trump's big win.

"This is so much bigger than that," she continued. "...and I will say it because I have literally nothing left to lose tonight.. this is literally white supremacy's last stand in America."

Mills explained what that looks like, referencing infamous incidents from the Trump campaign as well as the far-right's inexcusable agenda:

1. "This looks like black people being pushed out of rallies..."

2. "a young boy with cerebral palsy...having his wheelchair kicked and being brought to the front of the line..."

3. "gerrymandering and redistricting who can vote and who can't vote..."

4. "closing polls early" and then suing districts for keeping polls open...

5. "the Supreme Court gutting the Voting Rights Act..."

6. acknowledging how "the system was rigged for [the white working-class] to succeed."

7. subjecting others to a "hatred on a level that we have not seen since Jim Crow..." 

8. caring more about Clinton's likability than "how deep our hatred was..."

9. letting "the Tea Party weasel their way into Congress... into the governorships [without] conversation..." 

10. letting Trump "[stoke] every fire, [light] every bridge, and just open the floodgates" to America's racist underbelly, beginning with birtherism, only to become president. 
Watch:

#story_page_post_article

Understand the importance of honest news ?

So do we.

The past year has been the most arduous of our lives. The Covid-19 pandemic continues to be catastrophic not only to our health - mental and physical - but also to the stability of millions of people. For all of us independent news organizations, it’s no exception.

We’ve covered everything thrown at us this past year and will continue to do so with your support. We’ve always understood the importance of calling out corruption, regardless of political affiliation.

We need your support in this difficult time. Every reader contribution, no matter the amount, makes a difference in allowing our newsroom to bring you the stories that matter, at a time when being informed is more important than ever. Invest with us.

Make a one-time contribution to Alternet All Access, or click here to become a subscriber. Thank you.

Click to donate by check.

DonateDonate by credit card
Donate by Paypal
{{ post.roar_specific_data.api_data.analytics }}