As many expected, this year's presidential election was not just a major event for the U.S., but it was monumental for the world.
Last night on the CBC News Network, a Canadian news channel, American pundit Danielle Moodie-Mills gave honest commentary as the election results rolled in.
When Donald Trump took the lead and became the apparent winner, she blamed racism.
“I do not believe that this is people saying ‘I couldn’t possibly have a woman in this role.’ This is so much bigger than that. This is about — and I will say it because I have literally nothing left to lose tonight — is that this is literally white supremacy’s last stand in America. This is it. This is what it looks like.
"This was Black people being pushed out of rallies. This is a young boy with cerebral palsy having his wheelchair kicked. … This is hatred on a level that we have not seen since Jim Crow.
"So you want to talk about whether Hillary Clinton is likable, whether it was about emails — no. We underestimated, as Americans, how deep our hatred was of the other, how deep white uneducated Americans felt about the demographic shift. We underestimated that level of insidious, blind hatred.
"And what you had was a man who went around, he stoked every fire, he lit every branch, every branch, and just opened the floodgates.”
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