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Samantha Bee Explains The Trump-Brexit Connection - It's The Racism, Stupid!

As usual, she nails it.
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No matter how hard they try and deny it, the Brexit vote and the Trump campaign are simply about racism.

"The [Brexit] vote made these hateful morons think over half the country agreed with them," she said. "This is why it's not enough for Trump to lose. It has to be a fcking landslide, 50 state repudiation of this."

Just to back her up on this, look at what's happening today in England.

With yellow paint still evident on the building's doors, tenants of a Polish community centre in London on Monday described their fear after being targeted in a racist post-referendum attack condemned by Prime Minister David Cameron in parliament.

"The mood is a mixture of disgust and frightened. We've been here in the centre since 1962 and never encountered any racism," Joanna Ciechanowska, director of a gallery within the Polish Social and Cultural Association (POSK) building in Hammersmith, told AFP.

"It is very worrying, I hear of some friends, travelling on a train, and all of a sudden the person next to them says 'go home and pack your bags'."

She blamed the fractious referendum campaign for raising tensions, saying "if somebody has a grain of horribleness, it brought it out of them."

The graffiti at the community centre read "Fuck You - Out" according to a receptionist.

Around a dozen bouquets had been left on the front desk, along with messages of goodwill.

"We, the Brits, are very grateful to you for fighting alongside us in the war and for the enormous contribution you make to our society, we love you," said one.

"That the result of the referendum seems to have been interpreted by some as a licence to express their racism and xenophobia is truly horrifying," added another.

This segment isn't as funny as some of her others, but she still manages to deliver the message with irony-laden truthfulness.


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