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Neo-Nazis Praise Trump's Response to Charlottesville: 'He Said He Loves Us All'

Neo-Nazis Praise Trump's Response to Charlottesville: 'He Said He Loves Us All'
From Deadspin - August 12, 2017

President Donald Trump on Saturday condemned violence that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia, where thousands of neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klan members, and other pieces of human trash gathered brandishing guns, torches, and Confederate flags.

But to the elation of Nazis online and armed militiamen in the streets of Charlottesville, Trump declined to distance the White House from the white hate groups whod initially gathered in Charlottesville to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. Instead, the president condemned hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides.

During brief remarks from his golf club in Bedminster, N.J., the president made no mention of the white supremacists, some of whom wore t-shirts featuring quotes by Adolf Hitler or carried flags bearing symbols of Nazi Germany. Its been going on for a long time in our country, said Trump, apparently referencing the violence and disorder. Its not Donald Trump, its not Barack Obama.

Many Americans were waiting to hear one thing from the president, a strong and explicit rebuke of white supremacy and symbols of hate being paraded down American streets. But he never said it. And that didnt go unnoticed by his racist supporters.

Trump comments were good, wrote the Daily Stormer, a leading American neo-Nazi website associated with the so-called alt-right movement. He didnt attack us. He just said the nation should come together. Nothing specific against us, it said.

He said he loves us all, the site continued. No condemnation at all.

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