The ‘Patriot Front’ Is a Ridiculous Hoax

 

The left is circulating a “leaked video” from the Patriot Front that supposedly exposes them as National Socialists. For those not up to speed, the Patriot Front is group of white guys in matching khaki pants, who march through various locales with their faces hidden, carrying American flags and sometimes placards with patriotic slogans. If they seem like something a hack director might put in his movie to represent “white nationalism,” that’s not too far off. They showed up at a March for Life, this week and the media were quick to make the connection of the Pro-Life movement to “White Supremacy.”

Weird how in the “leaked” video, not only do the “Patriot Front” keep their masks on, but the moment the camera is switched off they happen to affirm the exact talking point the left wants for their narrative. And note that unlike other groups and individuals who have protested against the ruling party, there has been zero media effort to learn the identities of the members of this “White Supremacist” group.

Some people say that “Patriot Front” are Feds. And given the inept schemes the FBI has been trying to perpetuate and blame on “white nationalists” (like the Gov. Whitmer kidnapping plot), you certainly cannot rule it out. But my gut is telling me the Patriot Front is a bunch of activists funded by a shadowy left-wing group to discredit legitimate opposition to the left. Kind of like the “white nationalists” that showed up at that Glenn Youngkin campaign stop and were quickly exposed as frauds.

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  1. James Salerno Inactive
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    My favorite thing about clown shows like this is that the left still has to abide by their ideology, even when it’s supposed to be theatrics.

    That group of “white nationalists?” They had a black guy. Can’t have a group of all whites, even if that’s exactly what you’re trying to show. Need some diversity in there.

    These anti-governmemt patriots? All have Covid masks. Yeah, we need to show that these guys are the lawless militia type, but safety first, people. Yes, all anti-authoritarians I know abide by government mandates.

    It’s hilarious. 

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  2. Muleskinner, Weasel Wrangler Member
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    Victor Tango Kilo: If they seem like something a hack director might put in his movie to represent “white nationalism,” that’s not too far off. They showed up at a March for Life, this week and the media were quick to make the connection of the Pro-Life movement to “White Supremacy.” 

    Shibboleths apparently don’t have to be spoken to perform their function.

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  3. JoelB Member
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    They look like FBI to me.

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  4. Bishop Wash Member
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    I’m not fully up on the terminology. I know the Feds are called glowies but not why. 

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  5. Bishop Wash Member
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  6. Postmodern Hoplite Coolidge
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    Victor Tango Kilo:

    Some people say that “Patriot Front” are Feds. And given the inept schemes the FBI has been trying to perpetrate and blame on “white nationalists” (like the Whitmer Kidnapping Plot), you certainly cannot rule it out. But my gut is telling me the Patriot Front are a bunch of activists funded by a shadowy left-wing group to discredit legitimate opposition to the left. Kind of like the “white nationalists” that showed up at that Glenn Youngkin campaign stop and were quickly exposed as frauds.

    What’s the difference? Why can’t it be both? (Inept FBI scheme funded by a shadowy left-wing group seeking to discredit legitimate opposition…)

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  7. WI Con Member
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    I’ve noticed this bunch has showed up at the Pro-Life rallies in Chicago and DC lately, I think they’re being sent into those rallies to taint the Pro-Life movement.

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  8. Michael Minnott Member
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    They’re about as convincing as a gaggle of wine moms.  Also, what is it with the khaki trousers?  I don’t get it.

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  9. GlennAmurgis Coolidge
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    Did the Lincoln project stage another event?

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  10. Roderic Reagan
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    Like fake hate crimes fake right wing protest groups are characterized by their cartoonish and exaggerated appearance, speech, and behavior.  It’s all in keeping with the image of conservatives that progressives have.  That is to say, it’s actually how they think conservatives act.

    I don’t think white supremacists actually still exist to any significant extent.  Or, at least, I haven’t seen any, not in many years.  

    I’m old enough to know what real white supremacists look and talk like.  They were open and unapologetic about their ideas on race.  They would not have worn masks, and they looked like LBJ, who was an as died in the wool a racist and white supremacist as you’d ever come across.

    To illustrate: Many years ago when I was but a wee bairn a fellow told me a joke:  “A black guy (he used a different noun) was sitting on the side of the road, and a Cadillac rolls by.  And the black guy says, ‘Yesser, I’m going to get one of those cars some day.'”   

    That was it, the whole joke.  Even back then I had to think a  long time before I could figure out what was supposed to be funny.   It was that the idea that a black person, any black person, could improve himself to the point that he might be able to afford a Cadillac was completely ridiculous to this guy.  And that is a depth of contempt for another race that I’d wager even today’s few real white racists don’t plumb.

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  11. Ammo.com Member
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    Bishop Wash (View Comment):

    I’m not fully up on the terminology. I know the Feds are called glowies but not why.

    Terry A. Davis, the creator of TempleOS and social media personality (who also suffered from schizophrenia), believed the CIA was hounding him. He referred to them as “CIA glow*******.” The term took, and hence “glowies” has survived as an epiphet long after Davis’s death.

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  12. Bishop Wash Member
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    Ammo.com (View Comment):

    Bishop Wash (View Comment):

    I’m not fully up on the terminology. I know the Feds are called glowies but not why.

    Terry A. Davis, the creator of TempleOS and social media personality (who also suffered from schizophrenia), believed the CIA was hounding him. He referred to them as “CIA glow*******.” The term took, and hence “glowies” has survived as an epiphet long after Davis’s death.

    Thank you. I donned a hazmat suit this weekend and visited Urban Dictionary. The entry I read didn’t mention this but said the CIA’s attempts to blend in are so bad that they “glow in the dark”.

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  13. Flicker Coolidge
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    Roderic (View Comment):

    Like fake hate crimes fake right wing protest groups are characterized by their cartoonish and exaggerated appearance, speech, and behavior. It’s all in keeping with the image of conservatives that progressives have. That is to say, it’s actually how they think conservatives act.

    I don’t think white supremacists actually still exist to any significant extent. Or, at least, I haven’t seen any, not in many years.

    I’m old enough to know what real white supremacists look and talk like. They were open and unapologetic about their ideas on race. They would not have worn masks, and they looked like LBJ, who was an as died in the wool a racist and white supremacist as you’d ever come across.

    To illustrate: Many years ago when I was but a wee bairn a fellow told me a joke: “A black guy (he used a different noun) was sitting on the side of the road, and a Cadillac rolls by. And the black guy says, ‘Yesser, I’m going to get one of those cars some day.’”

    That was it, the whole joke. Even back then I had to think a long time before I could figure out what was supposed to be funny. It was that the idea that a black person, any black person, could improve himself to the point that he might be able to afford a Cadillac was completely ridiculous to this guy. And that is a depth of contempt for another race that I’d wager even today’s few real white racists don’t plumb.

    And yet it’s funny-sad.  When I lived in a black city many people I knew lived in government hovels and yet drove Cadillacs which they washed each week, rain or shine.

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  14. Flicker Coolidge
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    Bishop Wash (View Comment):

    Ammo.com (View Comment):

    Bishop Wash (View Comment):

    I’m not fully up on the terminology. I know the Feds are called glowies but not why.

    Terry A. Davis, the creator of TempleOS and social media personality (who also suffered from schizophrenia), believed the CIA was hounding him. He referred to them as “CIA glow*******.” The term took, and hence “glowies” has survived as an epiphet long after Davis’s death.

    Thank you. I donned a hazmat suit this weekend and visited Urban Dictionary. The entry I read didn’t mention this but said the CIA’s attempts to blend in are so bad that they “glow in the dark”.

    I don’t think they’re CIA, I think they’re lower beings on the totem pole.

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