Jeremiah Wright

If Steve Bannon gets a pass, why was Jeremiah Wright demonized?

If Steve Bannon gets a pass, why was Jeremiah Wright demonized?

As enraging as it is that President-elect Donald Trump ran a racist and xenophobic presidential campaign according to some people, it is even more galling that he is elevating to a senior position in the White House the man who unabashedly took white supremacy out of the shadows.

When he was the executive chairman of Breitbart News, Stephen Bannon served as the alt-right’s Sherpa from far-right fringe to mainstream. And he did so using Trump’s coattails, first by championing the candidate on Breitbart and then serving as Trump’s campaign chief executive. What passed for news on that website was nothing but breathtaking racist, xenophobic and anti-Semitic garbage. That Bannon and his...

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