The presidential debate and the Proud Boys

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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.