antifa
Sep 2017

Antifa and the beatings in Berkeley

John Sexton Sep 01, 2017 6:01 PM

“We’ve got to stand up to Antifa.”

“Everybody is wondering, ‘What are we gonna do? How are we gonna deal with this?’”

Aug 2017

The Atlantic’s partial defense of Antifa (Updated)

John Sexton Aug 31, 2017 3:30 PM

“If they…refrained from initiating the use of force…I would have nothing but praise for them.”

“There has been no concerted media effort to pressure Democratic politicians to denounce Democratic muscle.”

Berkeley’s mayor has a new solution for Antifa

Jazz Shaw Aug 30, 2017 2:01 PM

To defeat the enemy you must first name him

“This group is trying actively to intimidate, suppress free speech and violently attack people with whom they disagree.”

“People who want to suppress the right to speak — they are everywhere.”

“What came to me was that he was a human being…”

“[T]here is a line between freedom of speech and then posing a risk to public safety.”

Should free speech be protected on social media?

John Sexton Aug 28, 2017 7:21 PM

“This is a really terrible time to be a free speech advocate.”

There was a “No to Marxism in America” rally in Berkeley Sunday. Hours later the rally was overrun by Antifa protesters …

Incitement redux.

Selective memory.

Chaos.

Slate offers defense of Antifa

John Sexton Aug 22, 2017 7:21 PM

“It’s certainly true that antifa refuses to eschew violence.”

“A radical American, anti-free market communist, socialist, hard-left organization…”

Heightening the contradictions.

Sunday morning talking heads

Allahpundit Aug 20, 2017 8:01 AM

“Anti”-fascists?

“…we are able to move more freely and do what we need to do, whether it is illegal or not.”

Priorities.

Romney to Trump on Charlottesville: Apologize

Allahpundit Aug 18, 2017 11:21 AM

“There may commence an unraveling of our national fabric.”

Chomsky: Antifa is a ‘major gift to the right’

John Sexton Aug 17, 2017 3:21 PM

“what they do is often wrong in principle”

“Then he got hit.”

“…there were people on both sides who seemed ready for a fight”

“Protesters likened the police action to tactics used by white supremacists…”

“President Trump, our president, has literally betrayed the conscience of our country.”

The best cure for bad speech is …

“I think there’s blame on both sides.”

Journalist assaulted at Richmond protest march

John Sexton Aug 14, 2017 3:01 PM

“Stop filming bro”

Antifa gets violent in downtown Portland, 2 arrested

John Sexton Aug 07, 2017 3:01 PM

“there was little to no police presence breaking up the groups.”

“antifascists have granted themselves the authority to decide which Americans may publicly assemble and which may not.”

Jul 2017

“…some even threatened to come to her house and hurt her.”

Berkeley Antifa leader arrested for inciting a riot

John Sexton Jul 20, 2017 1:21 PM

“Fourteen people had stab wounds, cuts and bruises, with two of the injured surviving critical stab wounds.”

Jun 2017

“…it’s a totalitarian sort of mind-set”

End of discussion.

“What we’re seeing is the democratization of extremism…”

“He had his knife open, and he was pointing it at one of our guys…”

“We should be free to have a debate and to walk down the street without fear of being attacked.”