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2/11/2018 3:06 pm  #1


A race-baiting troll has found acceptance — in Trump's DC

Spurned in Milton, a race-baiting troll has found acceptance — in Trump’s D.C.

https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/politics/2018/02/09/spurned-milton-race-baiting-troll-has-found-acceptance-trump/jk2YPROcjHz8OPLMrj3zFL/story.html

WASHINGTON — Charles C. Johnson, one of the country’s most notorious Internet trolls, sank into a plush couch in the lobby of the soaring Trump Hotel here on a recent afternoon, sipping a jasmine green tea while chatting with a top staffer at a pro-Trump super PAC.

He’d just attended the State of the Union address as the guest of a congressman from Florida, garnering national attention, and was squeezing in some meetings at Washington’s new clubhouse for the powerful before heading back to Los Angeles to spend time with his wife and infant daughter.

It’s a stunning scene given that, during any normal era in American politics, Johnson, a 29-year-old Massachusetts native, would be radioactive — the kind of person who could end a political career by just appearing in a photo with an aspiring lawmaker.

He’s argued that black people are “dumber” than white people, questioned whether 6 million Jews died in the Holocaust, was banned from Twitter for threatening a Black Lives Matter activist, and posed making a white power sign while standing next to white supremacist leader Richard Spencer.

But now he’s managed to secure himself a foothold not far from the center of influence in Washington, taking advantage of the new anything-goes environment to win sit-downs with political leaders. Johnson’s rise to prominence is a case study in the empowerment of the so-called alt-right, the white nationalist movement that has gained mainstream currency in the aftermath of Donald Trump’s election.

He’s met with Trump’s interior secretary to discuss a border wall, huddled with Julian Assange and a Republican congressman on a jaunt to London, and written an article on his conspiracy-focused website, GotNews.com, that has landed on the president’s desk.


Please God, help me become the kind of Christian that Paul Ryan would fire.
 

2/11/2018 3:09 pm  #2


Re: A race-baiting troll has found acceptance — in Trump's DC

“A man is known by the company he keeps”

― Aesop

For a guy who is The least racist person you will ever meet, Trump sure seems to have a lot of racist fans and followers.
Just sayin'. 

 


Please God, help me become the kind of Christian that Paul Ryan would fire.
     Thread Starter
 

2/12/2018 7:14 am  #3


Re: A race-baiting troll has found acceptance — in Trump's DC

A stain on himself and the person he supports. 


"Do not confuse motion and progress, A rocking horse keeps moving but does not make any progress"
 
 

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