For Real White Supremacists: The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

11/07/2012 09:33 am ET | Updated Jan 07, 2013

You can tell a lot about people by how they face a profound loss. For some it gives an opportunity to show grace, like Mitt Romney did last night:

I have just called President Obama to congratulate him on his victory. His supporters and his campaign also deserve congratulations. I wish all of them well, but particularly the president, the first lady and their daughters.

Or even better, John McCain's beautiful speech four years ago:

This is an historic election, and I recognize the special significance it has for African Americans and for the special pride that must be theirs tonight. I've always believed that America offers opportunities to all who have the industry and will to seize it. Senator Obama believes that, too. But we both recognize that though we have come a long way from the old injustices that once stained our nation's reputation and denied some Americans the full blessings of American citizenship, the memory of them still had the power to wound.

A century ago, President Theodore Roosevelt's invitation of Booker T. Washington to visit -- to dine at the White House was taken as an outrage in many quarters. America today is a world away from the cruel and prideful bigotry of that time. There is no better evidence of this than the election of an African American to the presidency of the United States. Let there be no reason now -- (cheers, applause) -- let there be no reason now for any American to fail to cherish their citizenship in this, the greatest nation on earth.

And in victory, from President Obama's speech last night:

What makes America exceptional are the bonds that hold together the most diverse nation on earth. The belief that our destiny is shared; that this country only works when we accept certain obligations to one another and to future generations. The freedom which so many Americans have fought for and died for come with responsibilities as well as rights. And among those are love and charity and duty and patriotism. That's what makes America great.

For many, an election, even a losing one, is an opportunity to congratulate the victor and stand in awe of the beauty of our democratic system. Not too long ago the idea of a Mormon and an African American, with Catholic vice presidential choices vying for the highest office would have been politically impossible. Not only that, last night's election saw victories for the nation's first openly gay senator and the first Hindu congressperson.

However, if you thought Donald Trump was the only one who might have to take a mental health day from work Wednesday owing to the President's reelection, you'd be wrong. For white nationalists, the impact of President Obama's success was not a happy occasion. For these racists, Rocky will not simply get a rematch against Apollo Creed in another boxing match -- President Obama represents the tipping point for our country -- and not in an inspiring way. Former Klan leader and neo-Nazi David Duke summed up what some felt about the success of President Obama four years ago:

[O]bama is a signal flag that European Americans have lost control over the government of the nation they founded, a nation that when it was at its best was [sic] the a pinnacle of the dreams of Western man....[Obama is] symbolic of that transfer of the control of America from White to anti-White.

On the racist skinhead site Hammerskin Nation and Crew 38, one posting captured the overall mood last night: "we are so screwed!!!" "Stormfront" the oldest "white pride" website was unavailable for a brief time last night allegedly from heavy traffic. When it became available again the postings were predictably downbeat:

This must be what Hitler felt after losing the battle of Stalingrad. The beginning of the end thanks to stupidity and traitors.

I could put up with four more years of Obongo if I thought I was part of something vibrant and strong.

But the fact that so many of you, including David Duke, actively promoted "doing nothing" or even voting for the negro, confirms what I've thought for a long time:

White nationalism is dead.

I thought it might be when Obongo got elected in 2008. Now I'm sure.

Not sure where we all go from here. I'm going to bed.

Thanks to all who voted for the white guy. We tried.

"The Spartans would ask about the enemy before battle.

It was not important how many there were, but where the enemy was." Plutarch

White nationalism is dead. Wait, how is WN dead because Obama won?

Yeah let's vote for the Israel-firster Zionist tool, that would accomplish a lot. At least with Barack back in office it will continue to awaken Americans.

White nationalism isnt dead. Dont be so damn defeatist.

What you have just bore witness to is the results of a "demographic shift": More non Whites flood in and vote for the non White candidate. As more non Whites flood in it becomes increasingly unlikely you will ever see a White president again (even a flip flopping rabid Zionist Israel whore who wishes he was mexican like Romney, no its not alright because at least he's White)

This will speed up the destruction of America (never something to be applauded) but we will rise from the ashes. If anything more Obama will only increase White Nationalism as more and more Whites become disenchanted with the wonder negro.

Voting in Romney and the masses would just go back to sleep. A complete crash will wake up more people. Lets just hope it happens soon while there are still enough Whites left.

On David Duke's website James Sullivan wrote about the "stolen" election:

The only way left for the Democrats to keep Obama in office was to steal the election. Obama failed to win ANY states with photo ID laws for voters, but he did win all the swing states which require no voter ID. Add to this electronic "glitches" that gave Obama votes meant for Romney, and it's pretty obvious what happened on November 6th, 2012. We just became a Third World country.

While Patrick Slattery saw the Jews behind things. He may have a point as for years the President went by the name of "Barry":

Of course, voters are making up their minds based on information and candidates presented to them by the Zio-media and the Zio-donors. Sure, we are lied to. Sure, we are brainwashed. Still, the Zionists aren't stealing our elections so much as we are giving our elections away to them. But if more of us woke up, we could take them back. We saw the start of such an awakening with the Ron Paul campaign, although he had to tread carefully around the Zionist issue. Let's kick it up a notch, call a spade a spade, and free ourselves from the Zionist yoke.

The racist fringe in some ways is correct to lament the really bad shape they are in. While the number of hate groups has grown to record levels, Nazis, Klansmen and their co-horts represent an extremely small percentage of the population and hate crimes have been at multi-year lows. Unfortunately, the racist hard core can still inspire violence among their followers, and perhaps equally as bad, their conspiracy theories seem to have taken root in segments of the mainstream electorate. For them diversity and democracy is not our strength, but our weakness, and that is a message that will also find a home outside the mainstream, as well.