Maddow: Trump’s Speech Could Be ‘Gateway Drug’ for KKK Becoming Mainstream in GOP

Curtis Houck | July 22, 2016
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After her MSNBC colleagues determined that Donald Trump’s convention speech Thursday night was a message derived from talk radio to “white America” that he would “protect” them, convention co-host Rachel Maddow stated just after the midnight Eastern mark that Trump serves as “a gateway drug” to transforming the GOP into one featuring people like David Duke (and by extension the KKK).

Thankfully, MSNBC political analyst and establishment Republican Steve Schmidt chose not to attack his own party but rally to their defense in firmly asserting that such a scenario won’t happen and called on Trump to find the wherewithal to condemn that element of his supporters.