Candidate Trump campaigned as a rude, offensive, combative, name-calling, belligerent, bully.
And now in the Age of President Trump, those traits are becoming the norm for his supporters.
“Since the election, we’ve seen a big uptick in incidents of vandalism, threats, intimidation spurred by the rhetoric surrounding Mr. Trump’s election,” Richard Cohen, president of the Southern Poverty Law Center told USA Today. “The white supremacists out there are celebrating his victory and many are feeling their oats.”(Time.com 11-13-16)
It's important to repeat these are done in Trump's name. I don't suggest the President Elect is a racist. I think he just used racist dog whistles as a campaign tool. But he has empowered those who have hidden their predilections in the shadows until now. He has made them feel it's "normal" to let their hate into the light.