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Clinton looks to tie Trump to "alt-right"

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>> From the start, Donald Trump has built his campaign on prejudice and paranoia.>> Speaking in Nevada on Thursday Hillary Clinton ignoring lesson number one on the internet, don't feed the trolls. Instead she's openly connecting Republican rival Donald Trump to an emerging online sub-culture.>> These are racist ideas, race baiting ideas Anti-Muslim, anti-immigrant, anti-women.
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All key tenets making up the emerging racist ideology known as the alt right.>> Reuters reporter Ginger Gibson says this new line makes sense for Clinton. Even if most Americans don't even know what the alt right is.>> This week we've seen a lot more criticism focused at Hillary Clinton and so we see her going on the offensive, deciding to directly engage with him, hoping to distract from some of the problems that she's facing.
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>> The Trump campaign saying they're not affiliated with the alt-right, despite Steven Bannon, Donald Trump's newly hired campaign leader and Paul Manafort's replacement, once calling his conservative website, Breitbart News, the platform for the alt-right. And Clinton has no interest in letting Trump off the hook.>> He is taking hate groups mainstream, and helping a radical fringe take over the Republican Party.
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His disregard for the values that make our country great Is profoundly dangerous.>> The new Clinton offensive coming as Trump tries to soften his image in light of brutal poll numbers since the GOP convention.>> It's the oldest play in the democratic playbook.