I don’t think that anybody believes that Hillary meant that exactly half of all Trump supporters were bigots. However, evidence suggests that she was being kind in her assessment.
She has an opinion. These are the facts.thinkprogress.org
I agree with you that evil people don’t like to be called evil, crazy people don’t like to be called crazy, and bigots don’t like to be called bigots. But isn’t it interesting that so many Trump supporters thought Hillary was talking about them? Geez — if the shoe doesn’t fit, try not to wear it.