“I will say, this is the nicest I’ve ever been treated by a large group of white people. All I had to do was briefly compromise my political integrity and moral compass for a few hours.”
What is very telling is the fact you and your father were singled out and challenged for being there. Hmmmm, wonder why? I agree with the other commentator, you and your father are very brave for diving into that cesspool of racism and white nationalism — and reporting the truth of what you witnessed.