What is to be done about Trump voters’ unconstitutional racist motives?

What is to be done about Trump voters’ unconstitutional racist motives?
The Trump rally in Topeka, Oct 2018. GOP video, YouTube

[Ed. – It goes on and on like this.  The newsworthy point is that NBC was willing to publish it.]

If the Trump era has taught us anything, it’s that large numbers of white people in the United States are motivated at least in part by racism in the voting booth. Donald Trump ran an openly racist campaign for president, calling Mexicans rapists and criminalsregularly retweeting white supremacists and at least initially balking at repudiating former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke. Trump made it clear in his campaign that “Make America Great Again” meant that America was greater when white people’s power was more sweeping and more secure. White voters approved of that message by a whopping 58 percent to 37 percent. …

Terry Smith, a visiting professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law, offers a … response in his new book, “Whitelash: Unmasking White Grievance at the Ballot Box.” Rather than excuse racist voters or try to figure out how to live with their choices, he argues that racist voting is not just immoral, but illegal. The government, Smith says, has the ability, and the responsibility, to address it.

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