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Alyssa Milano: ‘Red MAGA hat is the new white hood’

January 22, 2019

Celebrity activist Alyssa Milano says her “first thoughts” each morning upon waking are about equating the Ku Klux Klan with President Trump’s supporters.

The former “Who’s the Boss” and “Charmed” star told fans over the weekend that red “Make America Great Again” hats are no different than the white hoods of the KKK. Her comments came in conjunction with a news cycle in which Covington Catholic High School students at the 46th annual March for Life were depicted as racists.

“The red MAGA hat is the new white hood,” she tweeted Sunday. “Without white boys being able to empathize with other people, humanity will continue to destroy itself. #FirstThoughtsWhenIWakeUp.”

Heavily edited footage of one of the boys showed him grinning as Omaha tribe elder Nathan Phillips beat a drum near his face.

Extended footage reveals that activists called the boys “crackers” who should “go back to Europe.”

Mr. Phillips was also the one who initiated the encounter.

The red MAGA hat is the new white hood. Without white boys being able to empathize with other people, humanity will continue to destroy itself. #FirstThoughtsWhenIWakeUp Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) January 20, 2019

The actress doubled down on her rhetoric Monday by casting all March for Life supporters as bigots.

“Let’s not forget this entire event happened because a group of boys went on a school-sanctioned trip to protest against a woman’s right to her own body and reproductive healthcare,” she wrote.

“It is not debatable that bigotry was at play from the start,” she concluded.

Replied on reader: “So now being pro-life = bigotry? You’re insane.”

Added another: “When you find yourself in a hole, stop digging.”

Ms. Milano later attempted to clarify her stance by saying “there isn’t a side” to the abortion debate.

“I am pro-life. I am also pro-choice,” she tweeted. “Those calling me an infant killer are anti-choice. Once again, your religious beliefs do not carry more weight than scientific facts and my physical autonomy.”

Let’s not forgetthis entire event happened because a group of boys went on a school-sanctioned trip to protest against a woman’s right to her own body and reproductive healthcare. It is not debatable that bigotry was at play from the start. Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) January 21, 2019

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