Tonight, once again, Donald Trump retweeted a tweet from an account with the username "@WhiteGenocideTM". This may sound familiar to you, because he has done this before, from the exact same account. Here is tonight's retweet:
And here is what CNN reported back in January:
The profile -- with about 2,300 followers -- used the name "Donald Trumpovitz," linked to a website containing a pro-Adolf Hitler documentary, featured a background photo with red lettering saying "Get the F--- Out of My Country" and had a location of "Jewmerica." The account also includes a photo of George Lincoln Rockwell, founder of the American Nazi Party.
The account's Twitter feed was largely a collection of retweets about violence allegedly committed by African-American suspects and anti-Arab posts.
That incident actually made a fair amount of news. The Donald, who has a famously amazing memory according to himself and his spokespeople, couldn't have forgotten that. It's impossible. His memory is that good. And since we've also been assured by him many times that he is one of the smartest people in the world, there's no chance he didn't understand it either.
So one can only conclude that he simply knew exactly what he was doing, and did so for the very reason that he did the first time. He is directly winking at the large "White Nationalist"/KKK/Neo-Nazi following he has online. He must want their support.
And it's not just be retweeting. Trump sends them little care packages periodically to keep them with him. Like when he said this about the Oscars boycott:
I think it’s a tough situation. I saw somebody on your show today saying well, what do we do with BET? Black Entertainment, right? So over there — the whites don’t get any nominations, or don’t get — and I thought it was an amazing interview, actually. I never even thought of it from that standpoint.
"The whites." Wink, wink. Nudge, nudge.
That Trump has a nasty following of these accounts is not in question. They are out there and they are vocal.
But do they know he's throwing them a bone now and then? You bet:
Don't forget to check out the replies, assuming you are not on a work computer or around children.
It's not an accident. The fact that he deleted the Tweet just means he calculated the risk and reward and went for it just long enough. How do we know this? Well Breitbart said it all today:
In other words: there’s a method to what the media portrays as madness, and Trump is really, really good at it. The first thing to keep in mind when trying to understand Trump is that everything Trump does or is involved in has a reason behind it.
There you go. Perfect memory. Smartest in the world. And there's a reason for everything. That pretty much tells the tale, don't you think?