Opinion Trump’s Win Legitimized Misogyny and Racism. We Cannot Be His Surrogates

Those who argue Trump won not because of, but despite, his bigotry, are wrong. His victory represents a backlash against the last decades’ most monumental cultural shifts: women’s rights and racial progress.

The election of Donald Trump signals a disturbing normalization of racism and misogyny. These odious worldviews, which many thought were safely on their way...