The presidential debate and the Proud Boys

Men wear “Make America Great Again” hats and carry large flags, including one that says “Proud Boys Cleveland.” July 19, 2020. Photo by Becker1999/CC BY 2.0

During Tuesday’s presidential debate, Donald Trump refused to condemn white supremacists when asked to do so by moderator Chris Wallace. Instead, Trump told the alt-right group the Proud Boys to “stand back and stand by.” KCRW looks at what the debate means for the Proud Boys, and whether they have a vision for America.