Trumpists Declare War on antifa — A Group That Technically Doesn’t Exist

Antifa is the latest right-wing buzzword

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Antifa activists prepare for a battle with a far-right group. (Old White Truck)
What is ANTIFA?

Antifa is a leaderless group

Republicans Are Clueless About antifa

“If local law enforcement is overwhelmed and needs backup, let’s see how tough these Antifa terrorists are when they’re facing off with the 101st Airborne Division,” said Sen. Tom Cotton in a tweet. This is singularly the dumbest statement I’ve read in a while. So you want to use a heavily-armed military unit to hunt down a tiny group of activists who get into fistfights with Nazis? That would be like using a nuclear weapon to destroy a mosquito! Also, it would literally be fascism because it would require soldiers kicking in doors and dragging Americans out of their homes.

Using the Military to Hunt Antifa is a Dumb Idea

White supremacist group poses as Antifa on Twitter

Manny Otiko writes about race, politics and sports. He has been published in Salon and LA Weekly. Follow him on Twitter @mannyotiko.

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