Screenwriter Writes Screed Saying KKK Won On Election Night

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The Klu Klux Klan won a victory the night President-elect Donald Trump gained the presidency, according to a Hollywood screenwriter.

Aaron Sorkin, an American screenwriter, wrote an open letter in Vanity Fair to his ex-wife and his daughter over his thoughts on Trump’s victory.

Not only did Trump win, Sorkin wrote, but racism, the KKK and sexism also gained a victory Tuesday night.

“And it wasn’t just Donald Trump who won last night—it was his supporters too. The Klan won last night. White nationalists. Sexists, racists and buffoons,” Sorkin declared. “Angry young white men who think rap music and Cinco de Mayo are a threat to their way of life (or are the reason for their way of life) have been given cause to celebrate.”

Trump’s victory allowed hate to have some hope, Sorkin asserted.

“Hate was given hope. Abject dumbness was glamorized as being “the fresh voice of an outsider” who’s going to “shake things up.” (Did anyone bother to ask how? Is he going to re-arrange the chairs in the Roosevelt Room?),” Sorkin wrote.

Sorkin also lamented over the fact that a “thoroughly incompetent pig” had won the presidency.

“It’s hardly the first time my candidate didn’t win (in fact it’s the sixth time) but it is the first time that a thoroughly incompetent pig with dangerous ideas, a serious psychiatric disorder, no knowledge of the world and no curiosity to learn has,” Sorkin maintained.

Open letters against Trump are not a new phenomenon. Many organizations wrote open letters in the hopes to stop Trump from being elected. (RELATED: Ten ‘Open Letters’ That Somehow Didn’t Stop Donald Trump)

A group calling itself “Artists United Against Trump” wrote a letter urging Americans to stop Trump from becoming president. Including celebrities like Olivia Wilde and Meg Ryan, the letter spoke out against Trump’s “hateful ideology.”

“Some of us come from the groups Trump has attacked. Some of us don’t. But as history has shown, it’s often only a matter of time before the ‘other’ becomes me,” the letter said.

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