Tag: Portland

Why did Trump pick Portland? He’s following the lead of far-right groups, and the city’s history | Salon.com

Why did Trump pick Portland? He's following the lead of far-right groups, and the city's history

The fact that Trump is taking his cues from the far-right fringes is, sadly, no surprise. After all, he has recently promoted a conspiracy theory about the coronavirus apparently concocted by a far-right nut who believes reproductive health problems are caused by women having sex with demons. The far right is where Trump’s heart is, which is why his impulse after the 2017 riots in Charlottesville, Virginia, was to describe the white supremacists who rampaged there as “very fine people.”

via Why did Trump pick Portland? He’s following the lead of far-right groups, and the city’s history | Salon.com

‘Look At Trump’s Twitter’: Right-Wing Extremists Declare Victory After Trump Sides With Them Once Again | Crooks and Liars

A former Infowars staffer who organized the Proud Boys protest in Portland Saturday deemed the “mission” a success because President Donald Trump sided with the right-wing extremist group against the anti-fascists.

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