The Underlying Message Behind the Buffalo Shooting

It’s time to address the root of conspiracy theory-fueled hate crimes

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Four days ago, a domestic terrorist charged into a super market in a Buffalo, New York neighborhood largely populated by communities of color. The shooter was an eighteen year old white supremacist who traveled a long distance to carry out the hate crime. When…

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Samuel O'Brient

Samuel O'Brient

Financial news writer by day, political commentator by night. Former economic policy analyst. Founder and Publisher of My Side of the Aisle.

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