In Story On Hate Crimes, CNN Excludes Assaults On White People As ‘Other Attacks’

In a story about hate crimes following Donald Trump’s win in the presidential election, CNN puts anonymous graffiti messages in the “hate crime” category, but dismisses assaults on white people as “other attacks.”

Using the Southern Poverty Law Center’s tally of hateful incidents since the election, CNN reports a wave of hate crimes is sweeping the country and implies Trump and his supporters are responsible. “Fears of heightened bigotry and hate crimes have turned into reality for some Americans after Donald Trump’s presidential win,” the story begins. “And the list of incidents keeps growing.”