Bill Clinton: ‘If You’re a White Southerner’ You Know Exactly What ‘Make America Great Again’ Means

‘I’ll give you the economy you had 50 years ago and I’ll move you back up the social totem pole and other people down’

Bill Clinton: "If You're A White Southerner," You Know What 'Make America Great Again' Really Means (RealClearPolitics)

Former President Bill Clinton stumps for his wife in Orlando, FL. He says that Donald Trump's promise to "Make America Great Again" is a racist codeword. "If you’re a white southerner, you know exactly what it means,” Clinton said.

"I'm old enough to remember the good old days," he said. "And they weren't all that good in many ways." 

"That message -- I'll give you America great again -- "If you’re a white southerner, you know exactly what it means, don't you? It means I’ll give you the economy you had 50 years ago and I’ll move you back up the social totem pole and other people down,” Clinton said. "What Hillary wants to do is take the totem pole down and let us all go forward together!"

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