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No, New York Times writer Bari Weiss is not part of the alt-right

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No, New York Times writer Bari Weiss is not part of the alt-right

By Amelia Irvine Critics have savaged New York Times writer and editor Bari Weiss for her latest opinion piece, “We’re All Fascists Now.” In it, she criticizes campus liberals for calling “demonstrably non-fascist” speakers like feminist scholar Christina Hoff Sommers and Cambridge classicist Mary Beard fascists, racists, and misogynists.

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Disturbing video exposes the dangerous message a State Patrol officer told team: ‘Don’t kill them, but hit them hard’

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Krystal Marx, the executive director of Seattle Pride, shared a disturbing video this week revealing the violent message an officer in the Washington State Patrol gave to his team as it prepared to confront protesters.

“Don’t kill them, but hit them hard,” he said as he walked through a group of his colleagues.

“I remember shaking,” Marx told the Seattle Times of the experience filming the patrol from her office window. “Why not say, ‘Restrain them, calmly’?”

Chris Loftis, a spokesperson for the patrol, gave the Times a statement trying to explain away the comment as poor “word choice,” but it was not reassuring:

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‘Outrageous and criminal behavior’: Internet blows up at graphic video of Buffalo Police pushing over an elderly man

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On Thursday, footage emerged of police in Buffalo, New York pushing an elderly man to the ground, and refusing to help him as he lay bleeding profusely from a head injury.

The footage triggered immediate outrage on social media.

Horrible. I pray he’s ok. https://t.co/wL2gcNeAIT

— Joe Walsh (@WalshFreedom) June 5, 2020

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‘Scared bunker boy’ Trump mocked for ‘barricading himself inside’ the White House instead of traveling to Bedminster

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President Donald Trump pulled out of spending the weekend at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey. While local police said that there wasn't any expectations of danger, Twitter users wondered if the reason was due to the optics or due to Trump's fears from protesters.

Last Friday, Trump was rushed to the presidential bunker to protect him from a few hundred protesters the Secret Service was concerned were getting too close to the White House. In the days that followed the crowds got larger and windows were broken out of stores. It's unclear if the Secret Service brought Trump to the bunker in the days that followed the first trip.

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