COMMENTARY: Scheer has a choice to make on the alt-right - 2017-08-17
In the aftermath of the violence in Charlottesville, Va. it should be clear to all of us what emboldening the most deplorable elements of society could look like.
The GOP was not hoodwinked into nominating a guy who was bolstering white nationalists.
They knew exactly whom they were getting when they nominated Trump, and have in fact been either active or tacit in soliciting support from the alt-right. One conservative American commentator has referred to this as the "win at all costs" strategy.