It appears that the white nationalist shooter may have killed a female relative at home before heading to the mosque. Such nice people.
The massacre by a white nationalist terrorist of mostly Mexican-Americans at El Paso was also accompanied by an online rant citing the New Zealand monster.
Donald Trump’s hateful rhetoric and tweets are part of this stochastic white terrorism phenomenon.
All terrorist acts in the United States in 2018 were carried out by white nationalists. All.
So what would happen if we took Trump’s bigoted and unfair statements on Muslims and just plugged in white nationalist instead? Those of us who are privileged in various ways might get a sense of how invidious and discriminatory Trump really has been.
What would happen if we ask why so few of the 53 GOP senators have come out to denounce white nationalism? What about prominent white nationalist media figures? Did Tucker Carlson denounce the El Paso massacre? Why is he denying that white nationalism even exists? Why don’t we hear from the white leaders when a white nationalist stages an attack such as Oslo?