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Professor Richard Moon comments on Trump's mention of the Proud Boys

During the first presidential debate on Tuesday evening, U.S. President Donald Trump mentioned a white nationalist group, the Proud Boys, calling on them to “stand back and stand by.”

In a Global News article, Professor Richard Moon commented on the President's mention, saying it seemed to have “legitimized and emboldened the group.” 

“It’s incredibly disturbing,” says Professor Moon. “The reaction of the group has been excitement … after what the president said, it feels like they matter and have a role to play.”

Read the full article on the Global News website.