Analyzing Donald Trump’s Post-Election Rhetoric

The 2020 election was one of the most important events in recent history, and in its emotionally-charged aftermath, the losing candidate delivered a message to his campaign followers. Executive Director Susan Benesch analyzed the rhetoric coming from Donald Trump’s presidential campaign in those critical days and found rhetoric that fell far too often into the definition of dangerous speech. Unchecked rhetoric like this has real potential to incite violence — and has time and time again across the globe.

Read our Dangerous Speech Breakdown of Donald Trump’s Post-Election Rhetoric, then learn more about dangerous speech — and how to counter it — with Dangerous Speech: A Practical Guide.