But, the emphasis of "on many sides" - Trump repeated that phrase twice - is, I think, the low ebb.
The President, in an address at his golf club in Bedminster, N.J., condemned the bloodshed in Charlottesville and blamed "hatred, bigotry, and violence on many sides". "It's been going on for a long time in this country". There also was an ongoing demonstration at the now-former Jefferson Davis statue site in Mid-City, where Confederate flag-waving protestors and supremacists remained on the neutral ground for several weeks, even after the statue's removal.
Cornel West, a prominent leftist philosopher and political activist, spoke at the prayer service, calling the "Unite the Right" rally the "biggest gathering of a hate-driven right wing in the history of this country in the last 30 to 35 years", the Daily Progress reported.
Orrin Hatch, R-Utah; Sen.
It's not the Alt-Right. "My brother didn't give his life fighting Hitler for Nazi ideas to go unchallenged here at home".
"Mr. President - we must call evil by its name". His presidency has emboldened forces like white nationalists, Neo-Nazis, and the KKK. Cory Gardner of Colorado tweeted.
Had the protesters not been white, it's likely that Trump would have issued a much stronger condemnation of their actions and words. Tragically, one case resulted in a fatality. We've seen acts like this time and time again.
His campaign was defined by his direct attacks.
The incident occurred on Saturday afternoon, local time, as a crowd of people understood to be counter-protesters left a local park where white nationalists had gathered earlier in the day. "Let's come together as one!" "Replaced as the only life that matters", he said. Police dispersed the rally after Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe declared the state of emergency Saturday morning.
- "As @POTUS Trump said, "We have to come together as Americans with love for our nation". There were hate groups and hate speech under Obama too!
Trump did the opposite today.
President Donald Trump took to Twitter to denounce the violence. They relegate racism to the status of a "social" issue and not a "gospel" issue. Reporters attempted to ask the President whether he condemns white nationalists or if he considers the car slamming into counterprotesters terrorism.
In the fall, James endorsed Hillary Clinton for president and campaigned for her in November. "It has been going on for a long, long time", Trump said in his statement. You are not wanted in this commonwealth. The police told media they were holding him on suspicion of second-degree murder, three counts of malicious wounding, and one hit-and-run count.
A vehicle drives into a group of protesters demonstrating against a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, Aug. 12, 2017. Too often, though, our warnings and protestations are met with tepid responses.
"We ALL must be united & condemn all that hate stands for", the President wrote.
Instead, he laid the blame on both sides.
Moore repeated that message on Twitter: "The so-called Alt-Right white supremacist ideologies are anti-Christ and satanic to the core".
Before the Saturday rally, hundreds of white supremacists marched through the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville on Friday night, waving torches and chanting "White lives matter", "You will not replace us", "Jews will not replace us" and so on. "Shame on you", he said. They don't get into fistfights with people who don't see things their way.
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