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The Black Plague: Antifa's Growing Influence in America

The Black Plague: Antifa's Growing Influence in America Read Transcript

Come on ya'll, no Nazis.


DALE HURD: The black clad members of Antifa

were treated as heroes for facing off

against neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan in Charlottesville.

CNN's Chris Cuomo even compared Antifa to the soldiers

fighting Hitler, and CNN actually

described Antifa as seeking peace through violence.

But what happened next in Berkeley,

where Antifa beat up peaceful demonstrators,

has forced more and more leaders on the left and right

to condemn the movement.

Americans are learning what Europeans already

know, that Antifa, which claims to fight racism and fascism,

is not what it seems.

What Americans call Antifa is in Europe Antifa,

a shortened version from the German Antifaschistische


Antifa is not a single organization

but a movement, known in Europe as the Black Bloc.

It consists of anarchist and Marxist revolutionaries

who seek the overthrow of capitalist systems.

DALE HURD: Here's an excerpt from our story

three years ago, when we warned about the violence of Antifa

in Europe.

And if you want a glimpse into how bad it

could become in America in the future, look to Europe.

Take American Conservative values of God, country,

and traditional family to Western Europe,

and you'd be branded extreme right, anti-woman, homophobic,

and even Nazi.

And should you be brave enough to actually demonstrate

publicly for a conservative cause,

you could be physically attacked.

Or in Sweden, your home might be wrecked.

You could get beaten up.

We see that in Sweden, by the way.

You have these so-called anti-fascists

coming to know sort of right-wingers homes

and wrecking their apartment.

Destroy the furniture, the pictures,

tear up the box and general destruction.

And then they make a video of it and put it out on the web.

See what we did to this guy.

DALE HURD: Under the banner of fighting racism,

left wing radicals terrorize those

who dare to speak out against multiculturalism.

Kim Mueller is considered the leading expert

on the extreme violent left groups in Denmark.

Today, they call them anti-racists or fight

for a better environment, a more humane society, and so on.

But their goal is to smash democracy as we know it.

DALE HURD: It looks like they're against fascism,

but you said they're really against

parliamentary democracy.

Yeah, they're revolutionary communists.

When you talk about revolution in Denmark, people will say,


But when we talk about it, when you say you fight racism,

suddenly everybody's opposed to racism.

DALE HURD: Antifa's approach can be summed up in their banner

from the rally in Berkeley.

What you read first is resist hate and racism.

That sounds good.

But keep reading.

Next is patriarchy.

That's leftist code for Judeo-Christian values.

And corporate rule is pure Marxist theory.

Antifa can also be defined not only by who

it opposes but by who it almost never opposes, radical Islam.

The question is why?

Radical Islam treats women as property

and calls for death for adulterers and homosexuals.

That should be repugnant to leftist radicals,

but Antifa is more likely to march

against so-called Islamophobia than against Islam.

Islam expert Robert Spencer, who has

had firsthand experience with Antifa violence in Europe--

that's him trying to speak in the middle of an Antifa


explains why.

The left and the jihadis both hate America.

They both are globalists, internationalists.

They both have contempt for borders and for nation states.

They both think that there ought to be one great world

government that erases distinctions between people.

And so they hate the United States

as being the foremost super-- the only superpower

in the world.

And thus, the foremost obstacle to their vision for the world.

DALE HURD: The left-dominated European media

has given Antifa a pass, treating the movement more

like rowdy teenagers.

And some say Antifa has become the left's muscle in Europe,

driving conservatives out of the mainstream and underground.

This is what has come to America.

And it's growing.

They're attracting large numbers of so-called progressives

frustrated with President Trump and the Democratic leadership.

They're even attracting schoolteachers.

Antifa offers a radical solution,

and its goal, according to one leader,

is to make America ungovernable.

Dale Hurd, CBN News.


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