With Boris Johnson as Prime Minster, an ally of Donald Trump in the Whitehouse we need to build antiracist resistance more than ever
We stand firmly with the four congresswomen attacked by Trump, and for all those who are suffering the fallout of the policies of Trump and the Tories, from refugees, to migrants, to the citizens affected by the Windrush scandal. … Read the rest
Goldy has become polarizing even for members of the far right. There are those out there who venerate her as a sort of virgin "Madonna of the Rocks" figure and those who came to loathe her for"selling out by trying to appeal to "the ethnics" during her Toronto mayoral campaign; her alleged relationship with Richard Spencer might have answered the virgin part.
I'm here all week folks! Try the veal and make sure you tip your server!
In any case, we have an instance now where people have taken a firm side on the argument.
Despite his recent humiliation and groveling apology, Rob Banerjee still has to Ron Banerjee. He's still active in anti-Muslim protests and his Hindu nationalism has perhaps become even more overt of late.
He also continues to style himself as Canada's #1 Trump fan and defender:
When Faith Goldy was critical of Indian and Chinese immigrants in some of her last Twitter posts, well, Banerjee went on the attack using Trump as a hustification. This resulted in an extended argument by a few others but especially one Ryan Walker who I've seen posting on numerous extremist Facebook groups
Now this thread was quite mild compared to what came later as Walker posted this on Banerjee's wall:
Yep, 220 comments.
I'm not about to re-post ALL of them, however the ones I will post are instructive. To summarize Banerjee continues to troll, write about the superiority of Hindus and Hindu culture, attack Muslims, and claim that women find him desirable. Ryan Walker and his supporters continue to state that non-Europeans need to "go home", quote white supremacists such as William Pierce, echo Trump's language ("go back where you come from" and "shithole countries"), hint at a violent "purge" of non-European Canadians as being imminent, and then threaten to find and harm Banerjee who bravely provides them with an obviously false address claiming that he's not afraid of them.
It really is quite the show:
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