Paul Ryan could have addressed Donald Trump directly. But anyway...
Following the events in Charlottesville, a 1947 film from the US War Department is being shared.
The film warns against the dangers of populism and racist ideologies, admonishing those who become swept up in its rhetoric. It points out that in buying in to such politics of racist nationalism, they splinter the communities that form the nation.
The anti-xenophobic nature of the propaganda film also becomes a bit contrived when you consider that the cold war developed in the decades following - but let's not demigrate an important message, that divisive rhetoric exists for a purpose.
You can watch the full video below:
People have been tweeting about it recently:
"Don't Be A Sucker" (1947)
Just amazing. Gotta watch it. So relevant 70 years later.