Musings —07.04.2017 02:03 PM—
They weren’t there as members of our military, or to show support. They were there because they wanted to attack the Mi’kmaw. They were there because they said they are part of the white supremacist group, the Proud Boys.
The Proud Boys are a hate group founded and led by Rebel Media star Gavin McInnes. McInnes has written on Rebel’s web site about how he hates Jews, calls blacks “monkeys,” calls himself “anti-Semitic,” says Jews should “get over” the Holocaust, and authors essays titled “I’m Not a Racist, Sexist, or a Homophobe, You Nigger Slut Faggot.”
The Proud Boys and McInnes are what they are: racist, anti-Semitic human garbage. They’re on the record, and the record is clear. That’s not the issue, here.
The issue is Messrs. Pollitt, Eldridge, Eldridge, Gauchier, and Maurice, above, celebrating after attacking a group of peaceful indigenous people, and four of them giving white power salutes in a Halifax bar. That’s the issue.
Anti-Racist Canada has the right idea: all of us should contact their commanders, and demand answers. Here’s where you can do that – and please let us know what response, if any, you get.
The Honourable Harjit Singh Sajjan: Minister of National Defence: