Democrat Keith Ellison was the first Muslim to serve in Congress.
And he was considered a rising star in the party.
But he was caught in one photograph that’s created a career ending scandal.
The Democrat Party is afflicted with a severe case of Trump Derangement Syndrome.
Their loony base demands unhinged resistance to the President on all fronts.
And any Democrat with national ambitions must play to this insanity.
Keith Ellison is no different.
But his latest stunt crossed the line.
Ellison was photographed holding a picture of the antifa handbook and claimed it was the book Donald Trump feared.
— Rep. Keith Ellison (@keithellison) January 3, 2018
Antifa is a violent domestic terrorist organization that targets Trump supporters with bloodthirsty attacks and destroys property in an effort to intimidate conservatives into abandoning politics.
Their handbook was authored by a Dartmouth professor who laid out the group’s manifesto.
The Daily Caller reports:
“Antifa is a far-left group that uses violence to achieve progressive political ends, including starting riots and fires at the University of California, Berkeley. While the group claims to be anti-Fascist, they routinely shut down the speech of people they disagree with. Antifa clashed with far-right protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, last year.
The book, written by Dartmouth professor Mark Bray, argues that “militant anti-fascism is a reasonable, historically informed response to the fascist threat that persisted after 1945 and that has become especially menacing in recent years.”
According to Bray, it is acceptable to use violence against “fascism” because what he considers to be fascist ideas — like those shared by right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopolous — aren’t worthy of debate.
Bray also states that anti-fascists must be prepared to “physically confront the far right when necessary.”
During an MSNBC interview in August, Bray even argued that Antifa needs to preemptively strike against white nationalists because “fascism cannot be defended by speech.”
Ellison endorsed a violent group that has beaten Trump supporters with bike locks and terrorized conservatives across the country.
By any standard, his career should be over.
Will he be held accountable?
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