What You Need to Know About the Alt-Right Movement
And Clinton is likely to continue drawing a link between Trump and the alt-right in the minds of voters.
“She’s reminding those undecided voters that whatever the new moderate face of Donald Trump might be, there are the things he has said and here are the implications of the things he said and the people who he’s brought into his campaign,” said Hemmer.
How do alt-right leaders feel about Clinton’s statements?
They seem to be loving the attention. As Michelle Goldberg wrote in Slate:
The white nationalist Richard Spencer was on vacation in Japan when he learned that Hillary Clinton was planning to give a speech about Donald Trump’s ties to the so-called alt right, and he was thrilled. “It’s hugely significant,” Spencer told me by Skype from Kyoto. “When a presidential candidate—and indeed the presidential candidate who is leading in most polls—talks about your movement directly, I think you can safely say that you’ve made it.”