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Saturday, March 04, 2006

Hatred, from the inside

Alternative newspaper The Orlando Weekly has a fascinating story about a reporter who infiltrated a National Socialist Movement rally a couple of weeks ago in Orlando. Posing as a Nazi, James Carlson witnesses first hand what it's like to be on the other side of such a disgusting display of ignorance and hatred. It's an eye-opening read and I highly recommend it. Here's a short excerpt:

I introduce myself to a couple of people. Most of the Nazis milling about are from out of town. There are two burly guys from Wichita, Kan., two thin-framed friends from Tampa Bay and a carload from Savannah, Ga. There are a few marchers from Ohio, a couple from Lynchburg, Va., and one man down from Alabama. I count about 25 total waiting under I-4 to march. At least six are in "storm trooper" outfits like White's. Another quick fashion observation: long, stringy goatees are in with Nazis.

Posted by Will at March 4, 2006 06:01 PM in In the News