Even Southern Poverty Law Center can’t find ‘white nationalists’ in the riots

Even Southern Poverty Law Center can’t find ‘white nationalists’ in the riots
Rioters tend fires in the streets of downtown Los Angeles, 29 May 2020. Twitter video

[Ed. – Note the comments from the NYC police official about “anarchists” (e.g., Antifa) planning to incite mayhem before the protests started.  Emphasis by Townhall.]

A former British Army counterintelligence officer who now specializes in crowd management said based on his reports, the far right is not there. He did warn that those who are creating havoc are “hard-core” guys …

[I]n New York City, it appears anarchists are the ones creating the mayhem. …

In New York City, a senior police official said anarchists had planned to start mayhem in the city even before the protests started, using encrypted communication to raise bail money and to recruit medics. During the demonstrations, they maintained supply routes to distribute gasoline, rocks and bottles, and also dispatched scouts to find areas devoid of police officers …

“I have not seen any clear evidence that white supremacists or militiamen are masking up and going out to burn and loot,” said Howard Graves, a research analyst at the Southern Poverty Law Center …

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