When will tRump start denouncing this radical Right-Wing Terrorism?
New flash: Islamic terrorist attacks are
"radically right-wing" (being rooted in extreme fundamentalist, religious Conservatism) as anything this guy did (or didn't do) in the name of "defending Conservatives" or whatever the fuck he was on about. Point being, unless you do it for everyone, it makes 0 sense to distinguish between the two based solely on his "radical right-wing" affiliation over the individual motives and actions. And, when you go beyond the "Left/Right extremist" angle (we know it goes both ways) and examine individual motives/perpetrators, you discover something interesting: Non-Islamic attackers in this camp aren't nearly
as commonplace. Logic dictates, then, that they don't warrant nearly as much focus. You're more likely to be murdered by an apolitical*
white, secular/atheist megalomaniac (the school shooter type) than an explicitly Right-wing Conservative (or even a Stalinist wannabe-vanguard Leftist) who isn't
Also, it appears, based on what I quickly skimmed through, that he didn't even use
the machete/knives on anyone. You better believe they would've made it clear in the headline if he had! All the article states is that he "struck" people, which probably means he physically pushed/shoved them. Or, at worst, punched them, which can hardly be compared to hacking at people with a machete. Talk about blowing an incident out of proportion. At least no one was literally beheaded
. Wonder why? Because, generally, only Islamic terrorists and people on angel dust pull shit like that in public. Most others who directly attempt to kill unsuspecting citizens based on extremist religious/political motives are a lot more impersonal: They kill with guns (or stabbings, depending on the availability of firearms). Point being, this guy doesn't even fit the profile for a Western, non-Islamic political/religious terrorist. He fits the profile of a lone, unhinged idiot fruitcake. I think it's safe to assume that, if he didn't have a gun here in the US, he probably couldn't get
one because he's a known loony and was denied purchase by a reputable dealer. If he had
a gun and seriously intended
to cause damage, you can bet he would've brought it along. TL;DR: This guy shouldn't really be compared to a "terrorist" at all. He should be compared to a bumbling idiot.*
Antisocial people like this don't believe in anything. Politics for them are mere window dressing. A way to validate their own selfish acts. For example, if you study the Columbine shooters, specifically the "basement tapes", the two of them implied revenge against "jocks" was the motivation for the attacks. Take into account that they weren't even picked on or ostracized at school, and that whole "motive" is revealed to be what it is: Utter bullshit. The idea of "revenge", or simply being "better" than their classmates was just something that enabled their own simple-minded egomania. It allowed them to justify their wanton violence, which had more to do with seeking infamy than achieving any twisted notion of "justice".