Skip to comments.David Hogg says grandfather was 'part of the Antifa forces' who fought in WWII
Posted on 06/01/2020 6:24:36 PM PDT by LibWhacker
David Hogg, a Parkland shooting survivor-turned-gun control activist, compared law enforcement and officials in President Trump's administration to fascists, saying his grandfather fought with antifa against similar forces during World War II.
Hogg, who has been highly critical of the Trump administration, suggested the president called his grandfather and other veterans "terrorists" when Trump said the United States would designate antifa a terrorist organization.
"My grandpa was part of the Antifa forces in WWII sad Donald Trump has labeled him and his fellow vets as terrorists," Hogg tweeted.
Trump has blamed the left-wing antifa movement for violent demonstrations across the country in several cities, including looting, arson, and major clashes between protesters and law enforcement. The president said Sunday that the U.S. would designate antifa a domestic terrorist organization.
The protests began last week after George Floyd, a black man, died after a white Minneapolis police officer pressed a knee into Floyd's neck for nearly nine minutes during an arrest.
Hogg and other left-wing figures have shrugged off the blame that has been placed on antifa for the wave of violence, fixating on how the name, which is short for anti-fascist, is representative of those who have fought against fascist regimes, including Nazi Germany. Critics on the Right have for years said antifa activists pose a threat. Republican Sens. Bill Cassidy and Ted Cruz called them "hateful, intolerant radicals" as they filed a resolution last summer to categorize antifa as a domestic terrorist organization.
Attorney General William Barr said on Saturday that "many places" across the country were seeing violent protests spurred by "anarchic" and "far-left extremist groups." He added that agitators were using "antifalike tactics and that many of them were traveling from out of state to participate in the protests.
Barr added on Sunday that the violence being instigated and carried out by "antifa and other similar groups" in connection to nationwide rioting is domestic terrorism and will be treated accordingly.
I’ll bet he rode his bike as fast as he could to witness it.
Go back to sleep.
Spaghetti arms. Pipecleaner neck - he speaks and the world holds its breath
Would someone please squash that bug. He bothers me.
What an idiot this kid is.
“Never go full retard”
He would make the perfect spokesman for Quid Pro Joe Biden.
This is another LIE the idiots on twitter are spouting. And FU for comparing brave men who fought Nazi soldiers to punk thugs who are destroying PRIVATE CITIZINS lively hood and setting churches on fire.
3rd Soy Battalion, Bufords Butt Burger Bandits
They always brought in the rear.
Hogg> STFU, brat.
And now Antifa is fighting Target, liquor stores, and small businesses.
For the record, the days of Harvard and the other Ivy colleges/universities being the elite houses of higher education for the best and brightest have been over for quite awhile - if those reputations were ever true.
hes actually more stupid after classes at Harvard.
Survivor? I live a thousand miles from Parkland and am as much a 'survivor' as is Mr.Hog.
IIRC, he was on the other side of the school when the shots rang out, and he ran for his life with scores of other students. His risk of danger was practically zero.
Survivor? Sure, ok..
So...why did anyone even think to ask his opinion on the subject?
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