Why would anyone in the leadership of the Democrat Nationa Committee think that sporting a pro-Antifa book would be a good idea for vote getting? Democrat Representative Keith Ellison, the deputy chair of the DNC posed with a pro-Antifa book on Twitter Wednesday. He wants the book to scare President Donald Trump. The only scaring that it will do is scare away voters. Here is the rest of that story.
As Written and Reported By John Sexton for Hot Air:
Rep. Keith Ellison, the deputy chair of the DNC posed with a pro-Antifa book on Twitter Wednesday, saying the book would “strike fear in the heart” of the president.
— Rep. Keith Ellison (@keithellison) January 3, 2018
I don’t know if Rep. Ellison meant to endorse the book or if this was just his way of calling the president a fascist. Either way, this is a pretty extreme comment. Fox News points out that even Nancy Pelosi has made efforts to distance the party from Antifa:
In August, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., condemned what she called the “violent actions of people calling themselves Antifa” and distanced them from the Democratic Party.
“You’re not talking about the far left of the Democratic Party — they’re not even Democrats,” Pelosi told the Denver Post editorial board. “A lot of them are socialists or anarchists or whatever.”
Pelosi is partly right. Antifa members aren’t all Democrats, most of them are fringe anti-capitalists. But saying they’re not the far left of Pelosi’s party is a pipe dream. If nothing else, the fact that Ellison is embracing this book shows the far left is a lot closer at …….
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