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Canadian TV drops election night truth bomb: ‘This is hatred we have not seen since Jim Crow’

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The raw emotions of one Canadian news pundit covering the U.S. presidential election struck a chord with many on social media Tuesday night.

As it was becoming apparent Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump was likely to win the White House, activist Danielle Moodie-Mills disagreed with a CBC anchor who speculated that Americans could not “accept a woman in that job.”

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“I do not believe that this is people saying I couldn’t possibly have a woman in this role,” Moodie-Mills insisted. “This is so much bigger than that. This is about — and I will say it because I have literally nothing left to lose tonight — this is literally white supremacy’s last stand in America. This is it. This is what this looks like.”

“This was black people being pushed out of rallies. This was a young boy with cerebral palsy and having his wheelchair kicked,” she continued. “This is hatred on a level that we have not seen since Jim Crow.”

According to Moodie-Mills, Trump’s shocking win was not about Hillary Clinton’s likability or her email scandal.

“We underestimated as Americans how deep our hatred was of ‘the other’, how deep white uneducated Americans felt about the demographic shift,” she said. “We underestimated that level of insidious hatred. And what you have is a man, he went around, he stoked every fire, he lit every bridge — every bridge — and just opened the floodgates.”

By Wednesday morning, the clip had been shared over 40,000 times on Twitter.

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Watch the video below from CBC, broadcast Nov. 8, 2016.

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After Trump: No free pass for Republicans — they own this nightmare

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With the impeachment inquiry leveling up this month as public hearings begin, and with an election that might actually be the end of Donald Trump now less than a year away, the campaign to let Trump's Republican allies — even the most villainous offenders — move on and pretend this never happened is already underway.

This article first appeared in Salon.

Sadly, the clearest articulation of the let-bygones-be-bygones mentality has come from a Democrat — unsurprisingly, former Vice President Joe Biden.Biden, who is still, somehow, the frontrunner in Democratic primary polling, spoke at a chi-chi fundraiser on Wednesday, and dropped this pearl of wisdom: "With Donald Trump out of the way, you’re going to see a number of my Republican colleagues have an epiphany."

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As climate crisis-fueled fires rage, fears grow of an ‘uninhabitable’ California

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As activist Bill McKibben put it, "We've simply got to slow down the climate crisis."

With wildfires raging across California on Wednesday—and with portions of the state living under an unprecedented "Extreme Red Flag Warning" issued by the National Weather Service due to the severe conditions—some climate experts are openly wondering if this kind of harrowing "new normal" brought on by the climate crisis could make vast regions of the country entirely uninhabitable.

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‘A profound emoluments clause violation’: Andrew Napolitano slams Trump’s hosting the G7 at Doral

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In the wake of acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney's announcement this Thursday that next year's G7 summit will be hosted at President Trump's Doral golf club, Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano pointed out that Trump would be violating the emoluments clause if he were to go through with the move.

At the outset of the segment, Fox Business Network anchor Neil Cavuto said that the announcement is "effectively saying the president has given himself this contract."

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