Trump tweets elevate the far-right fringe; White nationalists protest Steinle verdict; Border vigilantes remake themselves as free-speech protectors; and more.
Salon: Trump has kept the alt-right alive by sending them signals of encouragement.
Washington Post: Trump’s tweets elevate a tiny fringe group of anti-Muslim haters in Britain.
The Hill: Dozens of senators criticize Trump for his anti-Muslim tweets.
Yahoo Finance: Twitter backtracks on why it didn’t block Trump’s retweets of hate group.
BuzzFeed: So far, Twitter is avoiding explaining why far-right accounts in the UK still have blue check marks.
Newsweek: White nationalists protest Steinle verdict outside White House, are chased away by antifascists.
Vice: Anti-immigrant vigilantes on desert borderlands are rebranding as free-speech defenders.
Media Matters: Alex Jones warns of a ‘plan to kill’ Trump that will spark a ‘massive civil war in this country.’
Raw Story: Anti-Semitism fuels far-right response to news of Flynn’s guilty plea in Russia probe.
Right Wing Watch: Center for Security Policy event closes with anti-refugee take on Niemoller poem.
Seattle Times: ICE tracks down, arrests immigrant who spoke to newspaper about ramped-up enforcement.
Associated Press: Utah wildfires exposed would-be survivalist’s hidden bunkers containing explosives.
The Root: Cleveland police union chief who hated black NFL protests gets the boot from his rank and file.
Oregonian: Judge rules that Gresham police were wrong to interrogate suspect in alleged race-motivated killing.
News-Leader (Staunton, VA): Ku Klux Klan recruitment flyers show up in Highland County neighborhoods.
KRIS-TV (Corpus Christi, TX): 14 local men arrested, charged in crimes related to Aryan Brotherhood of Texas.