The liberal handwringing, the 'woe betide me'-ing has flooded newsfeeds since things went south for team Hillary.
The hysteria about Trump's election has focused on his character and expressions of racism.
Protestors have called for 'No white supremacy in the White House'.
Obviously some of the presidents were secretly racist, but not all of them kept quiet about it.
For instance all of those presidents who owned slaves.
The third president Thomas Jefferson wrote explicitly about his views on race:
I advance therefore as a suspicion only, that the blacks, whether originally a distinct race, or made distinct by time and circumstances, are inferior to the whites in the endowments both of body and mind...This unfortunate difference of colour, and perhaps of faculty, is a powerful obstacle to the emancipation of these people.
Jefferson had children with his slave Sally Hemmings, who was also his deceased wife's half sister.
Andrew Jackson legislated the 1830 Indian Removal Act which forced Native Americans from their land, and their eventual genocide.
Rudy Giuliani, a former mayor of New York City has favourably compared Donald Trump to Andrew Jackson...
And then there's FDR's executive order to inter Japanese Americans during World War Two.
You can (definitely) call Trump a racist, but you can't say he's the first person to bring racism into the White House.
The White House was built by slaves after all.