Donald Trump isn't known for mincing his words.
After Saturday's violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, however, all he could muster was a condemnation of the "egregious display of hated, bigotry and violence on many sides." Somehow, the president of the United States managed to avoid explicitly condemning white supremacists and neo-Nazis proudly marching in American streets.
His pathetic false equivalency stands in stark contrast to his non-filtered condemnation of radicalism and terror – as long as it was motivated by Islam.
On Saturday, reporters asked him: "Mr. President, do you want the support of these white nationalist groups who say they support you? Have you denounced them strongly enough? A car plowing into people – would you call that terrorism sir?"
Trump's silence spoke louder than any of his empty denunciations.
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