From a dispute over a poster to a legal fight paid with 18,000 dimes, it wasn’t the first time the gated community residents dabbled in absurdity.
“I think we, as a group, were absolutely horrified,” one signatory said of the armed lawyer duo who won overnight infamy.
“He’s been out mowing neighbors’ yards and just smiling and waving at everyone,” a neighbor said of the open Nazi admirer who had ponied up for a robust online presence as well.
A notorious clip tweeted by the president of a man yelling “white power” didn’t come out of nowhere. “Now anywhere we go, they’re waiting for us,” a local Democrat said.
Fourteen years ago, the FBI documented racist infiltration of law enforcement in America. Now members of Congress want the full story.
Lawyers for some of the defendants in a lawsuit over 2017’s deadly Unite the Right rally accuse their own clients and former clients of impeding the discovery process.
After shootings prompted calls for police to return to the CHOP, organizers are looking for ways to keep the movement alive—but some acknowledge it might not be sustainable.
“Because this movement was born online, it lives online,” one expert said of men who thirst for civil war and keep latching onto protests for exposure.
From glaring falsehoods about straight-up violence to absurd fantasies often involving ice cream, cops have been creative.
On Monday, people associated with far-right groups like the Proud Boys and Patriot Prayer entered the CHAZ, beating at least one man on camera nearby.