Bjork-James told Patterson, "The Trump campaign has given the white nationalist movement a long-awaited opportunity to spread its message to a national audience. Trump’s messages about limiting immigration and banning Muslims from the U.S. have given the movement one of its largest membership boosts in decades, which will have impact long after this election cycle."
Bjork-James said that Don Black, founder of the white nationalist website Stormfront, "claims a 30 to 40 percent spike in web traffic in 2015 after Trump’s anti-immigration and ban Muslim speeches," Patterson writes. The Daily Stormer, a neo-Nazi website created in 2013, averages 1.9 million visitors per month, up from 1.2 million in 2015. (Read more)