6.08.2009

A Brief History of the Radical Right

Two very different extremist groups seems to have converged, and some very dangerous outcomes can be expected becuase of it. Domestic terrorists, in the form of racists and anti-abortionists, have joined forces in what will no doubt be a very troubling times during the Presidency of the first black President.

From Mother Jones' James Ridgeway:

The revelation that Scott Roeder, the alleged murderer of Dr. George Tiller, belonged to an anti-government, white separatist group called the Montana Freemen might seem like an unlikely twist. After all, such groups are generally thought of as either indifferent to the issue of abortion or actively enthusiastic about its potential for reducing the nonwhite population. As it turns out, however, the journey from radical racialist to anti-abortionist isn't as unusual as you might think.

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