I Was Asked To Explain How Steve Bannon is a White Supremacist. Fine. OK.
Cory Kuklick
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OK, look, I am the last person to defend Trump or Bannon, or the Alt-Right, but this is fucking embarassing. You latch onto anything remotely resembling reenforcement of your existing views, no matter how weak, and then act self-righteous when people point out how stupid you sound.

“It doesn’t matter that Steve Bannon’s ex-wife, in a sworn statement, claimed he made numerous anti-Semitic marks [sic]”

Because it’s completely anecdotal evidence based on the testimony of one person with a significant vested interest and zero corroboration. Yeah, that doesn’t matter.

“or that for years Breitbart allowed Milo carte blanche to say whatever anti-Semitic shit he wanted.”

“Whatever shit he wanted” meaning “one anti-Semitic remark that wasn’t even on Breitbart”.

“It also doesn’t matter that hate crimes against Jews have been on the rise since January 20th, and that the administration has been largely silent.”

“It doesn’t matter that David Duke, Infostormer, Daily Stormer, and Richard Spencer praised Bannon’s appointment as chief strategist.”

A lot of neocons like Dick Cheney, Henry Kissinger, and Benjamin Netanyahu have praised Hillary Clinton, but that doesn’t make her a conservative.

“It doesn’t matter that Bannon was one of the main architects of a ban on Muslims and prioritization of Christians coming to this country”

You’re right, it doesn’t matter that Bannon was one of the main “architects” of a thing that never existed. “Prioritization of Christians” seems sensible considering that there is an ongoing genocide of Christians by groups like ISIS.

“and it doesn’t matter that a mosque in Quebec was attacked after that ban was announced”

Again: correlation. Causation. Learn the difference.

“It doesn’t matter that Bannon believes the West is in a holy war against Islam”

He specifically said that it was against “jihadists”. So not quite the same thing.

“It doesn’t matter that he got himself a seat on the NSC (we’re all fucked, by the way)”

How does this make him a white supremacist?

“and it doesn’t matter that we’re currently bombing Yemen at a shocking rate and just blew a mosque in Syria to smithereens.”

What about all those bombs we dropped on the Arab world under Obama? What about the numerous other atrocities the US has perpetrated in the Middle East since Eisenhower at least? Were those evidence of white supremacy too, or is this only a thing now that Trump is in power?

“None of this matters to people who live in an echo chamber of alt-right (white supremacist) nonsense, spewed by boring people to gin up hatred.”

You’re right. All of this only matters to people who live in an echo chamber of politically correct nonsense, spewed by stupid people to gin up hatred.

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