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Hatewatch Headlines 9/27/2018

‘POTUS Shield’ sees Satan behind Kavanaugh woes; Right-wing media fall for 4chan hoax; Anti-discrimination official claimed hate crimes are hoaxes; and more.

Right Wing Watch: Trump’s ‘POTUS Shield’ pastors claim Satan, ‘Wicked Witch of the East’ are out to get Brett Kavanaugh.

Media Matters: Conservative media figures skeptical about Kavanaugh accusers, but readily fall for a 4chan hoax.

Washington Post: Trump anti-discrimination official once claimed most hate crimes were hoaxes.

Think Progress: Anti-LGBT coalition launches new campaign for adoption discrimination.

Mediaite: Laura Ingraham retweets post from white-nationalist VDare, then deletes it.

Orange County Register (CA): For third year in a row, hate crimes directed at Latinos and Muslim rise in Orange County.

New York Post: White supremacist accused of NYC sword murder wanted to purge black people from the planet.

Times Leader (Wilkes-Barre, PA): Feds say man charged with possession of machine gun promised to carry out hate crime.

Daily Journal (Murfreesboro, TN): Anti-gay assault case in brutal beating handed over to jury after weeklong trial.

New York Daily News: Brute knocks two men unconscious in Brooklyn anti-LGBT bias attack, police say.

Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL): Wonder Lake man scrawled swastika, ‘white power’ on black man’s car, police say.

Mother Jones: Rep. Duncan Hunter suggests his opponent is part of ‘Islamist’ plot to infiltrate the government.

Salon: Why did the NRA back 3-D gun guy Cody Wilson so long? He was always a shady character.

Colorado Times Recorder (Denver): Statehouse candidate Grady Nouis promotes and attends hate-group rallies.

Reveal News: Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s new legislation is designed to prevent race-based ‘redlining.’

Right Wing Watch: Gordon Klingenschmitt decries the ‘homosexualization’ of Sesame Street’s Bert and Ernie.

Daily Beast: Rudolph Giuliani photographed with white-nationalist mayoral candidate from Toronto.

Press Progress (Canada): Ottawa Premier Doug Ford stands behind this photo he took with a group of extremely racist white nationalists.

Forward: Canadian candidate apologizes for his previous racist, antisemitic trolling on social media.

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