Skip to comments.Fighting Nazis doesn’t make ‘antifa’ the good guys
Posted on 08/19/2017 11:13:49 AM PDT by TBP
Fighting Nazis is a good thing, but fighting Nazis doesnt necessarily make you or your cause good. By my lights this is simply an obvious fact.
The greatest Nazi-killer of the 20th century was Josef Stalin. He also killed millions of his own people and terrorized, oppressed, enslaved or brutalized tens of millions more.
Nazism was evil. Soviet Communism was evil. Its fine to believe that Nazism was more evil than Communism. That doesnt make Communism good.
Yet confusion on this point poisoned politics in America and abroad for generations.
Part of the problem is psychological. Theres a natural tendency to think that when people, or movements, hate each other, it must be because theyre opposites. This assumption overlooks the fact that many indeed, most of the great conflicts and hatreds in human history are derived from what Sigmund Freud called the narcissism of minor differences.
Most tribal hatreds are between very similar groups. The European wars of religion were between peoples who often shared the same language and culture but differed on the correct way to practice the Christian faith. The Sunni-Shia split in the Muslim world is the source of great animosity between very similar peoples.
The young Communists and fascists fighting for power in the streets of 1920s Germany had far more in common with each other than they had with decent liberals or conservatives, as we understand those terms today.
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antifa being pro natzi doesnt help either:
Liberals tell us there are 63 genders and anyone that doesn’t 100% agree with them could only be a nazi.
ANTIFA advocates violence to stifle speech they find offensive. They burn, smash and throw and use homemade blow torches. As far as fighting Nazis Stalin fought Nazs so i guess they could say they are Stalinesque.
Further, neo-Nazis (national SOCIALISTS) are not supported by Trump, but they think - falsely - that Trump is align with them.
We should not be surprised then if it is proven that The Punk Governor either allowed the conflict, set up the conflict, or intentionally neglected to suppress the violence - to hang the whole thing around Trump's neck.
Shut up, Jonah. America doesn’t have any Nazis. It has a few stupid guys who put on arm bands and give ridiculous salutes. That does not make them Nazis.
(I can’t stand Jonah.)
ANTIFA - Fighting fascism by being even more fascist than the NAZIs!
Charlottesville was almost as good as the Sunni-Shia conflict; two sets of bad guys fighting one another. But we can’t let the leftist Nazis, (fake, at $25 an hour) white nationalists and KKKlukkers be called right wing. it is untrue and unacceptable!
No, Antifa is Anti-First Amendment if your speech does not embrace their cause du jour.
I saw this before, but it’s good to be reminded.
They are Nazis. But they’re an insignificant minority of a minority of a minority.
I agree that Jonah does not have a particularly good handle on the underlying subject.
Nice to have lucid articles from smart people instead of stupid ahistorical BS from the moonbats and propagandists of CNN, WAPO, NY Slimes, etc.
I’m waiting for the public schools in CA to start recruiting for Antifa Scouts instead of Boy Scouts.
I’ll bet there are a lot more People in this Country who are Registered Communists than there are Registered Nazis?
Anyone want to take that Bet? LOL
The Antifa prove that they are good guys by bringing bats to rallies, which they intend to give to orphans who love baseball.
How can anyone doubt their virtue in the face of such selflessness?
Sarah Barracuda posted that antifa stands for anti-first amendment. Makes sense.
Antifa are the fascists. Anti-FA, as someone else pointed out on another thread, is more accurately interpreted as anti-First Amendment.
They don’t fight Nazis, they are Nazis in spirit.
They say antee-fah. I say Aunt Teefuh. I like mine better.