Yesterday an Esquire writer sent heads to desks after comparing AntiFa to World War II vets:
Remove head from arse BEFORE tweeting! Esquire writer compares AntiFa to WWII vets, gets BLASTED https://t.co/dt3A8YTFqp
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) August 16, 2017
As @RedSteeze noticed, that approach seems to be spreading:
It's almost as though a list of some sort exists… pic.twitter.com/xbHVmqbySt
— Stephen Miller (@redsteeze) August 16, 2017
It really caught on among journos and analysts:
"Alt-left thugs" who battled Nazis pic.twitter.com/fflvchzGDF
— John Hendrickson (@JohnGHendy) August 15, 2017
Watching 'Saving Private Ryan,' a movie about a group of very aggressive alt-left protesters invading a beach without a permit.
— Jeffrey Goldberg (@JeffreyGoldberg) August 16, 2017
Also confronted the Nazis without a permit: pic.twitter.com/3c2f3X9slC
— Brian Fallon (@brianefallon) August 16, 2017
Let's not forget pic.twitter.com/q5wjVmZylR
— Christopher C. Cuomo (@ChrisCuomo) August 16, 2017
Wow, what a coincidence!
Or they copy off each other. https://t.co/Td05ZYCybs
— Sam Valley (@SamValley) August 16, 2017
Maybe a little of both?
i noticed how all of a sudden these tweets came out. it's pretty gross.
— xo (@sirensoIiIoquy) August 16, 2017
You mean like…a talking points memo disseminated to the press? Surely not!
— Ariel 🐬 (@TXShades123) August 16, 2017
Is this the same "too many white men in Dunkirk" crowd? https://t.co/7w5qz0z91o
— Elizabeth Harrington (@LizWFB) August 16, 2017
My grandfather fought in Germany in the battle of the bulge and was not a leftist. Proud conservative. Fake news strikes again.
— james (@JMorrison62) August 16, 2017
This is the Chaplinsky of WWII memes. https://t.co/dOL8RLEEhF
— (((نMikey Ramoneن))) (@ThePantau) August 16, 2017