PBS Runs Story on Trump Supporter, Totally Misses Her Giant White Power Tattoos

PBS ran a news segment about a family inspired to vote for the first time by Donald Trump. They totally missed their subject's white supremacist tattoos.

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A nice, family-themed segment this week on the PBS NewsHour offered up the story of an entire North Carolina clan (no pun intended) so energized  by the 2016 presidential election that they were voting, and even volunteering to work on a campaign, for the first time in their whole lives. 

Sure, it was the Donald Trump campaign, but that wasn't what this was about. This was about showing a family finally becoming engaged in American democracy. Yeah! Merica! 

Everything was cool, they even seemed like somewhat reasonable folks, kind of, sort of, I guess. And then we got to Grace. Grace was shown happily volunteering her time to make calls for the Trump campaign ... while leaving her massive white supremacist tattoos on full display for the camera.  

Now the story doesn't make any mention of Grace's large tattoo on her right hand of a Celtic Cross (also known as a sun cross, or wheel cross) or the large tattoo of the number "88" on her left hand, both of which are well-known for their use by white pride hate groups and neo-Nazis (the 88 is code for HH or Heil Hitler), as Gawker points out.

PBS is either trolling Trump supporters with a way more ironic sense of humor than we expected from public broadcasting (no), or they totally missed the fact that one of their subjects was unapologetically sporting massive white power tats on both her hands. Or, perhaps, they just didn't think it was important to point out. 

Here's the segment if you want to see for yourself. The part about the Tilly family starts at 18:35, and Grace (and her big ol' white power tats) shows up at the 19:55 mark.

Now it's not like all Trump supporters are white supremacists or anything, except that a whole lot of them admit they are.

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