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Noun1.whitelash - backlash by white racists against black civil rights advances
backlash - an adverse reaction to some political or social occurrence; "there was a backlash of intolerance"
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Una interpretacion liberal conveniente de las elecciones presidenciales seria que el senor Trump gano en buena medida porque logro transformar la desventaja economica en una ira racial: la tesis del whitelash.
As Lilia wrote in the Times, the whitelash thesis "is convenient because it sanctions a conviction of moral superiority and allows liberals to ignore what [Trump] voters said were their overriding concerns.
This was a whitelash against a changing country, it was a whitelash against a black president in part.