Hillary Goes for the Jugular: New Anti-Trump Ad Features Ku Klux Klan, Other Racists
Hillary Clinton‘s presidential campaign put out a new anti-Donald Trump ad Thursday, and boy is it a doozy.
For months, the Democratic presidentialk nominee has been slamming her Republican rival over the racially-provocative rhetoric that has been the root of some of his biggest controversies. This contentious element of Trump has been compounded by the fact that he has drawn prominent support from white supremacists, Neo-Nazis, and various figures of the alternative far-right.
To draw attention to this, Clinton’s new ad splices together numerous clips of the Klansmen, white nationalists, and other disagreeable individuals as they publicly declare their full support for Trump.
There’s a reason the most hateful fringe of the right wing is supporting Donald Trump.https://t.co/AqB3DM2m0N
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) August 25, 2016
Clinton topped of her ad with a throwback to Trump’s interview with Jake Tapper, where critics say that he played coy with David Duke‘s endorsement and failed to condemn white supremacists. Clinton’s ad warns that “if Trump wins, they could be running the country.”
Clinton is expected to give a speech later today, in which she will slam Trump on his immigration proposals and challenge him on his ostensible outreach to minority voters. Currently, there is a lot of Twitter activity going on, as people try to define what it truly means to be part of the alt-right movement.
Trump’s campaign took notice of the ad, and obviously, they don’t approve of it.
Trump camp’s new statement condemning the Clinton camp’s KKK video comes from Af Am pastor Mark Burns pic.twitter.com/DvQYiHGjMu
— Abby D. Phillip (@abbydphillip) August 25, 2016
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