When Racists Called Themselves “Racists”

Today, even the most hardened white supremacists are reluctant to use the term for themselves

Nathan G Alexander
Sep 29, 2020 · 8 min read
Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler (Fox Photos/Getty)

“I am not a racist. I’m the least racist person you have ever interviewed.”

So declared Donald Trump in response to one of his many controversial statements about race — in this case, his query in 2018 as to why so…