The Fascist Orange Monster only got elected last week and already America is unravelling at rapid pace. 

Swastikas and Nazi slogans scrawled on a Philadelphia storefront, xenophobic chants at a New York high school, threatening letters in the mail, insults on college campuses: reports like these have proliferated since November 8.

“I have a scarf on. Passed by someone on the platform today and he says, ‘Your time’s up, girlie’,” journalist Mehreen Kasana wrote on her Twitter account.

Hispanics – the target of Trump’s most incendiary anti-immigrant rhetoric during the campaign – appear particularly vulnerable, as the Southern Poverty Law Centre (SPLC) noted in tracking the rise of harassment of minorities.

Asked about the outbreaks of anti-Muslim, anti-Hispanic bullying, Trump said in a CBS interview aired on Monday that he was “saddened to hear that”, adding it was “a very small amount”. “If it helps, I will say this and I’ll say it right to the cameras. Stop it,” he said.

A teacher in Washington state told the SPLC, a non-profit that monitors the activities of hate groups in the US or school abuse. “‘Build a wall’ was chanted in the school cafeteria at lunch. ‘If you aren’t born here, pack your bags’ was shouted in my own classroom. ‘Get out spic’ was said in our halls.”

NZ Herald 

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