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Conservatives Now Say the Trump Supporter Yelling ‘White Power’ Was Just Being ‘Sarcastic’

By now you have heard the news. Early Sunday morning Donald Trump tweeted a video where one his deplorable fans yelled out “white power.”

It was revolting and inexcusable, and sadly, not that surprising anymore.

According to White House spokesman Judd Deere, Trump did not hear the phrase “white power” being shouted in the clip.

Deere told CBS News on Sunday that Trump retweeted the video because it showed the “enthusiasm” his voters have for him in The Villages in Florida. He said that Trump focused on the passion of the crowd and did not hear one man shout, “White power!”

The video in question shows several older Trump supporters shouting the president’s name and other phrases, such as, “Make America great again,” while holding a golf cart parade through the town, which is exclusively for senior living. When the parade passed by an anti-Trump demonstration, one of the men in the video shouted, “White power!” A man who appeared to be an anti-Trump protester repeated the older man’s word’s in disgust, saying, “There you go, white power.”

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Trump did end up deleting the tweet and video, because it’s disgusting. But he didn’t apologize or explain himself whatsoever.

Here’s the screenshot of the now deleted tweet:

There is no excuse for this. NONE. It’s abhorrent. It’s disgusting.

But now several conservatives are speaking out and claiming the Trump supporter in the video was merely being “sarcastic.”

Kind of how Trump claimed his suggestion to inject disinfectant was “sarcastic.”

The man in the video wasn’t being sarcastic. YOU CAN WATCH THE VIDEO! He’s proudly saying WHITE POWER. He’s basking in it. He loves the fact that he can only espouse his racism now that Trump is president.

Take a look at how conservatives are defending this:

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