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White nationalists are ecstatic about how the election is looking for Donald Trump

What does this say about Trump?

Many people are looking at Tuesday’s election results in horror, as it looks increasingly likely that Donald Trump will win the race for the White House. But there is one group that seems extremely happy: white supremacists and white nationalists.

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke was ecstatic (even though he lost his Senate bid):

So was Jared Taylor, editor of American Renaissance and author of White Identity: Racial Consciousness in the 21st Century:

So was Richard Spencer, who’s widely regarded as the founder of the racist alt-right:

And reporters shared some telling anecdotes:

It’s really no surprise that these people are so happy about the results. Trump has made a campaign out of clearly racist messages, following a long history of making racist remarks before he was a presidential candidate. For white nationalists, this really is a night for them to celebrate.


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