President Donald Trump addressed the nation on today after the Senate acquitted him in his impeachment trial.

President Donald Trump is on the verge of acquittal by the Senate, bringing an end to only the third presidential impeachment trial in American history in a vote at the start of the tumultuous campaign for the White House. Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, speaks on the Senate floor about the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. The Senate will vote on the Articles of Impeachment on Wednesday (today) afternoon. (Senate Television via AP)

In the age of Donald Trump and “Make America Great Again” terms such as racist, bigot, and hater have been used constantly. There has seemingly been a resurgence of “civil rights” and a fight against a “racist establishment”. These claims while presently aimed towards a political party’s leader (Republicans) have been traditionally aimed towards the party itself.