CNN commentator: Americans calling Trump a racist now is the same as Republicans saying Obama was a secret Muslim

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Media Matters for America—ALISYN CAMEROTA (CO-HOST): Half of Americans find the president of the United States to be racist. Scott, how do you make sense of that?  SCOTT JENNINGS (CNN POLITICAL COMMENTATOR): Well, I think it's a reflection of the extreme political polarization we live in in America right now. We are willing, as Americans, to ascribe all of the worst motivations to every policy view, to every action that our political opponents take. In this case, what the people who disapprove of Trump believe is that...

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