Canada's SPLC-Style 'Anti-Hate' Watchdog Carries Water for Antifa
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The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) spearheaded the strategy of exaggerating the threat of "hate" on the right in order to bilk donors and attack its political opponents. Last year, the SPLC spread this strategy to Canada, giving a start-up grant to the Canadian Anti-Hate Network (CAHN). While both the SPLC and CAHN focus on "hate" on the right, they ignore the threats and violence from the left associated with the anti-fascist "antifa" movement. Yet CAHN goes further than the SPLC in carrying water for antifa.
In recent years, antifa activists have turned out in large numbers to protest and harass conservative and alt-right speakers. They often wear black masks and physically assault people. In Portland this past June, antifa thugs beat up conservative journalist Andy Ngo and local conservative Adam Kelly. The man who busted Kelly's head open with a baton received a 6-month prison sentence earlier this month.