11/07/2012

SPLC Hatewatch: Far-right extremists react with fury and fear to Obama re-election

The radical right’s reaction to President Obama’s victory ranged from sputtering rage and name-calling to calls for a new Southern secession, mass emigration to Europe and even the break-up of the United States.

At the University of Mississippi, which last month marked the 50th anniversary of deadly segregationist riots – hundreds of students threw rocks and yelled racial slurs.

On Stormfront, the world’s largest white supremacist Web forum, a commenter wrote: “Welcome to a truly white minority world.”

And an online publisher of extremist propaganda went so far as to suggest the “disintegration of the constitutional republic that was the envy of the world for so long.”

Meanwhile, religious extremists bemoaned the loss of same-sex marriage referenda in two states.

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