One month, 8 days. That's how long it took after electing Trump for Neo-Nazis to feel confident enough to start openly targeting Jews in America. Not online like they've been doing for years, but in the real world. This dangerous escalation is just the beginning:
A white-supremacist call to action to “troll” Jewish people in Whitefish, Montana — home of white nationalist Richard Spencer’s mother — is gaining support on social media and putting lives in danger.
On Sunday morning, former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke lent his support to Anglin’s effort on Twitter.
Richard Spencer, if you'll recall, is the guy that threw a Nazi salute at a rally and had several people in the audience enthusiastically throw it back. He's the face of the White Nationalist movement calling itself the "alt-right", the group that Trump has been openly appealing to for over a year.
The article by Andrew Anglin of the "Daily Stormer" is titled "Jews Targeting Richard Spencer’s Mother for Harassment and Extortion – TAKE ACTION!" and is just as vile as you'd expect:
There are only 6,000 Jews in the entire state of Montana, yet they’re 100% of the people trying to trying to silence Richard Spencer by harassing his mother.
So Then – Let’s Hit Em Up
Are y’all ready for an old fashioned Troll Storm?
Because AYO – it’s that time, fam.
And as always: NO VIOLENCE OR THREATS OF VIOLENCE OR ANYTHING EVEN CLOSE TO THAT.
Just make your opinions known. Tell them you are sickened by their Jew agenda to attack and harm the mother of someone whom they disagree with.
The "No violence" claim is there so when someone gets killed, the Daily Stormer can profess its innocence. But this is how the article starts:
This is the Jews for you, people.
They are a vicious, evil race of hate-filled psychopaths.
When you do something they don’t like, they will use the power of the media to come down on you, assassinate your character. They will call you names and accuse you of all sorts of things. They will go after your money.
If all of that fails, they will attack your mother.
This is a people without shame.
Yes, obviously, this is not a call to violence in any way whatsoever. Proud Aryan warriors should only say mean things to the "vicious, evil race of hate-filled psychopaths" and then go home and continue to glorify Adolf Hitler, well-known for being peaceful where the Jews were concerned.
And just to make it clear that no one should do anything threatening, Anglin gives out the home address of several Jewish "terrorists" that live in Whitefish. He even posts a picture of the son of one of these "terrorists" and calls him a "scamming little kike". Because it seems that in Trump's AmeriKKKa, terrorizing Jews is not only acceptable, but encouraged.
One last clever little bit, Anglin put a "Jude Badge" on the pictures. Nothing ominous or threatening there.
There will be right wingers that will be quick to defend their fellow Trump supporters in the White Nationalist "alt-right" as harmless. But here's a quote from the Daily Stormer's manifesto about what it means to be a part of the White Nationalist movement:
The defining value of the movement and the foundation of its ideology is that the Jews are fundamentally opposed to the White race and Western civilization and so must be confronted and ultimately removed from White societies completely.
This is an ideology that inevitably leads to violence. You cannot tell people that Jews are monsters and terrorists bent on "white genocide" and then claim innocence when one of your readers beats someone to a pulp of just shoots them.
Anglin knows exactly what he is doing and he's betting that under a Trump administration, he'll be able to get away with inciting hate crimes. And the longer this goes on unchallenged, the more bold and violent the White Nationalists will become.
We've entered one of the most dangerous phases of fascism. If we allow this kind of behavior to go unchecked, it will become normal. We have to repeat, every day, "This is not normal. This is not OK" and fight back with everything we have or watch this country disintegrate.
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