Ta-Nehisi Coates’ One-Sentence Argument For Why Donald Trump Is A White Supremacist
Ta-Nehisi Coates’ one-sentence argument for why Donald Trump is a white supremacist
Ta-Nehisi Coates has a very simple argument for why Donald Trump is a white supremacist: the US president’s own past actions.
Coates, a writer for The Atlantic, appeared on MSNBC’s All In With Chris Hayes to talk about his new essay, “Donald Trump is the First White President.” In the piece, Coates eloquently writes about why Trump’s real ideology should be considered white supremacy, but in the interview, he boils it down to just one sentence.
Hayes asks him why the term “white supremacist” should apply to Trump, and Coates answers:
I think if you own a …