Merriam-Webster’s Top Searched Words Say Everything About Trump’s America

The Merriam-Webster dictionary tweeted after Trump’s North Carolina rally that among its top-searched words were “racism,” “fascism,” “xenophobia” and “bigot.”

Omar, along with fellow congressional freshmen Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) — collectively known as “the Squad” — have long faced racist and sexist attacks, but the smears launched by Trump since Sunday have been a new low.

Representatives for Merriam-Webster did not immediately respond to HuffPost’s request for more information about the searches.

In June, the dictionary publisher said searches for the term “concentration camp” — another top search on Wednesday — had spiked by 15,000% after Ocasio-Cortez argued that the inhumane conditions at the Trump administration’s detention facilities for undocumented immigrants amounted to “concentration camps.”

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