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(1/3) The fact that the #SynagogueShooter said he doesn't like Trump bc of Trump's support for Israel doesn't negate the fact that the president has given quiet comfort 2 white nationalists like him by basically shutting down any effort 2 monitor & stop white right wing terror...
(2/3) Even more though: these folks are emboldened by the president's rhetoric on immigration. And because white nats and Nazis view Jews as behind immigration they attack Jews. Trump's rhetoric on THAT amps up WN anger, which gets turned against the ones they blame for it...
(3/3) In this way, no matter Trump's views on Israel, or the fact that his son-in-law is Jewish & his daughter converted, his rhetoric on migration/demographic change feeds anti-Semitism by default bc of how white nationalists understand immigration & whom they blame for it...
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On Friday I tweeted about how ‘strikingly similar’ lies & conspiracy theories about Soros & Jewish funding of migrants in the US were to lies & conspracy theories spread by @Nigel_Farage. Now we learn these were quoted by the synagogue shooter. Right before committing mass murder
Read this thread & article. The synagogue shooter was steeped in these lies. Lies that percolate in conspiracy sites, are reinforced by Kremlin propaganda & then spread to the mainstream in these winking terms ‘Soros’ & ‘globalist’
This was @Arron_banks two days before the synagogue shooting. Criticism of public figures funding political projects is entirely valid. But this?
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