Posts Tagged ‘alt-right’

The Trouble with Malkin

Saturday, August 1st, 2020

Colorado conservative activist and writer Michelle Malkin recently made the news for getting chased out of a pro-police rally in Denver. I wrote about this myself.

The background issue is that Malkin has expressed support for a alt-right figures.

Erik Maulbetsch offers his take from the left. Conservative consultant Andrew Struttmann wrote, “Conservatives have moral duty to disown Michelle Malkin, Alt-Right.” District Attorney George Brauchler had her on his radio show.

Malkin replied to some of her critics in a video.

Non-Police Should Not Take Sniper Positions

Thursday, June 18th, 2020

Heidi Beedle reports that a Colorado Springs “group set up a sniper position, complete with a spotting scope and rifles with suppressors and bipod legs, overlooking the crowd” of protesters. This is definitely not okay.

Burn It All Down: Right-Wing Militia Edition

Tuesday, June 16th, 2020

Disturbing: “Steven Carrillo, the U.S. Air Force sergeant who allegedly murdered a Santa Cruz deputy earlier this month, has been charged with a second deadly ambush of federal officers a week earlier — alongside a second man who allegedly drove the drive-by shooting van — in attacks that authorities say were driven by Carrillo’s extremist, anti-law enforcement views and ties to a group that believes a second American Civil War is coming soon.”

Boogaloo Bugaboo

Friday, June 12th, 2020

The Far-Right Boogaloo Movement Is Trying to Hijack Anti-Racist Protests for a Race War.” Mark Pitcavage counters, “Not very accurate. Most boogaloo are not white supremacist but anti-gov’t/anti-police (or anti-left) and the ones who were at the protests were trying to make common cause with others they perceived angry at police. They weren’t seeking a ‘race war.'” Still alarming.