Words by Danielle Perry
Clueless star Stacey Dash recently announced that she’s running for Congress in California’s 44th District. On Thursday, Dash appeared on Ari Melber’s MSNBC show The Beat to promote her candidacy. While talking with Melber, Dash used a clip stemming from Trump’s August 2017 to intertwine neo-Nazi’s as “being very fine people.”
“No, I think he’s absolutely right”, said Dash, following President Trump’s rhetoric of “being blame on both sides” in reference to the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia this past summer. “There were two extreme sides, and here’s what it boils down to: our right. They had a right to assemble. Both sides had a right, but they were both extremes. And here’s what I said in the beginning: we have to listen to each other. If we do not listen there will be no solutions. It’s just a bunch of banter and noise.”
When asked about comparing protesters to a hate group, Dash later backtracked on her comments. “Now, I’m not justifying the hate on the other side. What I’m saying with their constitutional right was,” she said. “They were exercising that. There should be no hate at all. Hate is not the answer… for anything.”
Pushed on the situation further with Trump’s neo-nazi “good people” statement, Dash addressed: “I’m not here to judge. The only one who can judge is God.”
She continued on her trek, referencing the “neo-Nazi party” and “man in prison” anecdotes for all being one in the same.