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Former Vice President Joe Biden addresses the Human Rights Campaign National Dinner in Washington, D.C., Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Joe Biden: Trump Supporters Are ‘Virulent,’ ‘Dregs of Society’

Former Vice President Joe Biden echoed Hillary Clinton’s “basket of deplorables” moment during a Saturday evening speech at the Human Rights Campaign’s annual dinner in Washington, DC, calling President Donald Trump’s supporters “virulent people” and “dregs of society.”

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Lifelong Progressive Turned Trump Voter: ‘I Guess I’m a Deplorable’

Mary Ann Akers writes in Politico about Kim McKinney Cohen, a “lifelong progressive” who “was so disgusted with her party, she voted for Trump.” The turning point, Akers reports, was Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton’s disparagement of Trump supporters as “a basket of deplorables.” Cohen describes her vote for Trump as “a primal scream” aimed at the Democratic Party, about which she writes: “I wanted it burned down … so that we could build a new, hopefully more equitable one that meets the needs of all, not only the super-rich.”

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Lawmakers Slam Californians Who Voted for Trump as Bigots

First there was Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton calling Trump supporters a “basket of deplorables.” Now, California lawmakers mourning a Clinton loss suggested that Californians who voted for now President-elect Donald Trump are supportive of “resentment, bigotry, and misogyny.”

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John Bolton: Republican Candidates ‘Who Backed Away from Trump’ Lost

On Thursday’s Breitbart News Daily, former U.N. Ambassador and AEI senior fellow John Bolton, who is also the head of a political action committee, told SiriusXM host Alex Marlow that “the opportunities are enormous going forward” from Donald Trump’s presidential victory.

US Vice Presidential Candidate Mike Pence speaks to Republicans at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California on September 8, 2016. / AFP / Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Mike Pence: This Election Is About Security, Prosperity, SCOTUS and Integrity

“You cannot lead people that you loathe,” Pence, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s running mate, told Pennsylvania voters as he remarked that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s contempt for millions of Americans should mean that she is disqualified from leading the people of the United States.

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Ron Maxwell: Hillary’s Totalitarian Moment

The dehumanization and objectification of political adversaries as preparation and justification for mass murder came into sharp focus as an effective weapon during the French Revolution. The specific insults morph to fit the circumstances and the times, but each insult is designed to have the same effect — to dehumanize and to objectify a group of people in opposition to the dominant group that has seized power and the legal mechanisms of the State.

LAS VEGAS, NV - FEBRUARY 23: Supporters cheer while waiting for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to speak at a caucus night watch party at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino on February 23, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The New York businessman won his third state victory in a …

Washington Post’s Dana Milbank: Hillary Is Right, ‘Half of Trump Supporters Are Racist’

Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank doubles down on Hillary Clinton’s assertion that “half” of Donald Trump’s supporters are an “irredeemable” “basket of deplorables” who are, in her words, “racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic.” Milbank writes that that far from being incorrect in her denunciation, Clinton may in fact have “low-balled the number” by claiming only “half” are racist.

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Robert Davi’s ‘Deplorable Challenge’ Lights Up Twitter

Conservative actor and talk radio host Robert Davi lit up Twitter on Saturday by urging his hundreds of thousands of social media followers to take the so-called “deplorable challenge” — so named for Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s claim this weekend that millions of supporters of Republican candidate Donald Trump belong in a “basket of deplorables” reserved for racist, sexist, xenophobic bigots.

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Exclusive – Gov. Mike Pence: I Was ‘Taken Aback’ and ’Speechless’ About Hillary Clinton’s ‘Deplorable,’ ‘Irredeemable’ Comments About ‘Millions of Americans’

WASHINGTON, D.C., — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, the 2012 GOP vice presidential nominee, told Breitbart News that he was “taken aback” at Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton’s disdain for millions of Americans as evidenced by comments she made at a private fundraiser on Friday night with Barbra Streisand about millions of Donald Trump supporters nationwide.