Presidential Campaign Brings the Alt-Right Out of the Shadows

August 26, 2016 7:34 PM

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Presidential Campaign Brings the Alt-Right Out of the Shadows

The alt-right, a mostly anonymous internet subculture, has been introduced to the mainstream thanks to the 2016 presidential campaign.

First Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump hired controversial political figure Steve Bannon to a major position within his campaign. Then Hillary Clinton attacked him for it, claiming that Trump has associated himself with alt-right themes throughout his campaign -- nationalism, closed bo...

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