During a briefing following the horrifying Christchurch mosque massacres in New Zealand, President Trump was asked if white nationalism is a growing threat. “Not really,” he replied, suggesting white supremacists make up a very small number of American citizens.

The Daily Beast’s Sam Stein had this thought experiment. Imagine, if you possibly can, the fantastical scenario he lays out:

Um … wait. Is Stein suggesting that Trump was referring to the victims as “just a small group of people”? Or was he saying white supremacists are a small group?

Maybe the quote in context might clear that up?

Are you imagining it yet?

That one, if you didn’t know, belongs to London Mayor Saddiq Khan, trying to explain Muslim extremist terror attacks plaguing his city.


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