Hillary Clinton tried to warn us — and paid the price. Let’s at least call Republicans what they are
Still, America’s political class is unwilling to call the fascist, white supremacist Republicans what they are
After that speech, Clinton was pilloried by the mainstream news media, some leading Democrats, and of course the Republican Party and right-wing propaganda hate machine. Clinton’s characterization of Trump’s “basket of deplorables” was described as insensitive and unfair to the “white working class” Americans that elites and out-of-touch Democrats had too often ignored.