'Racism' top search after Trump rally: Merriam Webster

TheHill | 7/18/2019 | Marina Pitofsky
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"Racism" was the top search on Merriam Webster’s online dictionary during and after President Trump’s Wednesday campaign rally in which he ramped up his attacks on four progressive minority congresswomen.

“Tonight’s top searches, in order: racism, socialism, fascism, concentration camp, xenophobia, bigot,” the dictionary’s official Twitter account shared.

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Trump was accused this week by many Democrats and some Republicans of racism after suggesting in a tweet that the four Democratic congresswomen to “go back” to the “totally broken” and “crime infested places” they came from. Although Trump did not name any lawmaker specifically in the tweets, he has since referenced first-term Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.).

During the rally in North Carolina, many Twitter...
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