Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Those Jews Are Sure Clever

5/26/19 BuzzFeed:
An Indiana man who pleaded guilty to defacing a synagogue with Nazi symbolism detailed to federal agents his road to radicalization, including meeting with members of the far-right group Identity Evropa and being inspired by the writings of a former Breitbart editor and the Nazi propaganda site Stormfront....
According to Nolan, she began with rightwing yet mainstream views such as those presented on Fox News. She then moved on to writings by Ben Shapiro and articles on Breitbart News which bridged the gap to the notorious white supremacist and anti-Semitic propaganda site Stormfront.”
5/28/19 HotAir:
The Rabbi of an Indiana synagogue which was vandalized with Nazi symbols last summer has responded to a defense lawyer’s claim that the offender was radicalized in part by reading Ben Shapiro. Rabbi Ben Sendrow told radio host Tony Katz it made no sense to accuse an observant Jew like Ben Shapiro of helping to radicalize someone toward Nazi ideology.

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