FBI classifies Proud Boys as ‘extremist group’; Vote suppressor headed for a judgeship; Troops on Mexico border heading home now; and more.
The Guardian: Proud Boys classified by FBI as ‘extremist group’ with ties to white nationalism.
Daily Beast: Thomas Farr devised ways to keep black people from voting, but Mitch McConnell wants to make him a judge.
Politico: Troops on the Mexico border are going to start coming home.
Washington Post: ‘Nothing on this page is real’: How lies become truth in online America.
Talking Points Memo: Radio host wants court to subpoena neo-Nazi publisher Andrew Anglin’s bank records.
ProPublica: Brothers who authorities linked to Pittsburgh shooter had flyer supporting neo-Nazi group.
Salon: A slow-motion civil war: Trump has declared himself president of a 21st-century Confederacy.
Guardian: Is Donald Trump an authoritarian? Experts examine the signs – and say ‘yes.’
WOSU-FM (Columbus, OH): Ohio’s legislature is considering a total ban on all abortions, with criminal penalties.
Post and Courier (Charleston, SC): Membership controversy roils Charleston Rifle Club after black candidate is blackballed.
Raw Story: Texas fire marshal, sporting Confederate flag, criminally charges black pastor over church lights.
Think Progress: Local NRA leader demands secession from Washington after state gun control initiative won.
Seattle Times: Kirkland yogurt shop apologizes for calling police on black man sitting in shop.
Right Wing Watch: We were promised Proud Boys. Philadelphia had other ideas.
Media Matters: Fox’s David Bossie on migrant caravan: ‘These people don’t belong … they’re going to use and abuse your citizens.’
Vice: Quebec’s neo-fascists are teaching schoolkids about Vikings with reenactments.