The neo-Nazi website, The Daily Stormer, is advertising an “armed protest” in the city of Whitefish, Montana “against Jews, Jewish businesses and everyone who supports either.” The event is being organized by the site’s publisher Andrew Anglin as a result of ongoing controversy involving white nationalist Richard Spencer, and his mother who lives in Whitefish.
The announcement, which went up on Friday, says that the march will take place in the second week of January, “just before the inauguration” of President-elect Donald Trump. The post on the Daily Stormer instructs participants not to actually engage in violence, but does call for hundreds of people to walk the streets with guns, citing Montana’s “extremely liberal open carry laws.”
In other news, Spencer is considering a run for the US House now that his Glorious Leader will be in the White House:
White nationalist and part-time Whitefish resident Richard Spencer said Friday he’s considering running for the congressional seat that would be vacated if Republican U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke’s nomination for Interior Secretary is confirmed.
“I’m definitely thinking about it,” said Spencer, speaking with the Missoulian by telephone from Union Station in Washington, D.C., where he was waiting to catch a train. “To be honest, I recognize it would be a difficult process. I recognize all the difficulties of it. But I think it might be a great prospect. I believe it would create an important conversation around Montana and the country.”
Spencer said that while it would be “more pragmatic” to run as a Republican, “the fact is, I’m an independent person. I disagree with Republicans on a number of issues.” The GOP candidate in a special election would be chosen by the party. Likewise, the Democratic Party would select its candidate.