Why do so many people not understand racism?

There are so many people who think being called racist is just a personal attack to silence freedom of speech. Why are so many right wing people incapable of seeing how blatantly racist they are and it's a valid criticism of their beliefs and policies? Especially Trump supporters. They're SUPER racist yet... show more There are so many people who think being called racist is just a personal attack to silence freedom of speech. Why are so many right wing people incapable of seeing how blatantly racist they are and it's a valid criticism of their beliefs and policies? Especially Trump supporters. They're SUPER racist yet think they're not even remotely racist. How do they lack self awareness?
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