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D.L Hughley tells America to come to grips: ‘Obama was what we aspire to be, Trump is who we are’

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Comedian D. L. Hughley said on Wednesday that America must first realize its racist nature before the country could evolve.

During a panel discussion on MSNBC, former RNC chairman Michael Steele argued that Donald Trump’s divisive campaign was not a harbinger of how he would govern.

“That campaign was based on hate,” Hughley interrupted. “America saw exactly who it was last night… Exactly who we are.”

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“I think Obama was what we aspire to be, Trump and his supporters are who we are,” the comedian lamented. “People said things, and those polls were so off and that meant that people were not being truthful. They said one thing and they did another.”

“And that to me is the crux,” he insisted. “We have to accept who we are in order to evolve.”

Watch the video below from MSNBC, broadcast Nov. 9, 2016.


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