August 7, 2012

Watching White Supremacists React to the Sikh Temple Shooting 

Since coverage of the shooting began on Sunday afternoon, participants in one main thread have hatched all sorts of strategies — denial, conspiracy theories, silence, blind rage— to evade responsibility for the kind of violence their ideology promotes. The rhetorical gymnastics and logical flights of fancy to deny any connection with this event have been staggering. 

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    I want them gone as well just not in a Casket
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    My best friend’s boyfriend is a white supremicist.
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    Seriously, I feel like, if they want to fight.. then let’s fight, whoop their asses, and be done with this already....
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    Groupthink based belief systems, MY FAVORITE! Really any ideology can take on a whole lotta groupthink, but some of...
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    HUH. Well… fun guys, eh?
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    Location: “The Occupied South”
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