Video: ‘Very fine people on both sides’

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When President Trump claimed in an unhinged, angry press conference on Aug. 15th that there were “very fine people on both sides” in Charlottesville, he endorsed a group of neo-Nazis and white supremacists whose stated goal is to create an ethnically cleansed, white-only state.

P.S. – The Daily Stormer, a white supremacist site whose editors helped orchestrate the Charlottesville insanity, trumpets the President’s endorsement:

Trump Defends Charlottesville Nazis Against Jew Media Lies

The entire Jewish media is pretending that the violence at Charlottesville was initiated by our side, while painting the opposition as good boys who didn’t do nuffin’… That, of course, is a disgusting distortion of reality…

Hail Trump!

Hail Our People!

Hail Victory!

Sources used in the above video:
Charlottesville: Race and Terror (VICE News/HBO)
How White Supremacists Branded Hate in Charlottesville (NYTimes)
Heil Trump in Charlottesville
Trump’s Press Conference, August 15th

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anti-fascists must confront the violence of fascism with images that demonstrate the stark contrast between fascism and the just and peaceful world. This means absolutely no violence on our part, the menace that is fascism countered with symbols, songs, poetry, chants and short speeches, all illustrative of the what sort of world, were it up to us.

Leaving aside what Trump did or didn’t mean for a moment, I’ve noticed that “moral equivalence” has become a talking point repeated in the media with regards to Charlottesville. If anyone recalls, that that was also a standard pro-Israel “meme” (or what have you) during the second intifada (“there is NO moral equivalence!”) in US media when talking about the suicide bombings. It’s frightening how hasbara language is becoming part of the discourse, even when… Read more »

I am not now, nor have I ever been, a VFP (very fine person)!