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Offline Omni

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Re: Explosives sent to Obama, Clinton, Soros, CNN
« Reply #75 on: October 27, 2018, 01:11:38 pm »
Saw an interview with this guy's lawyer and something he said struck me as symbolic of much of the 'alt right' movement. He said this guy, who has been described as a white supremacist, anti-Jewish and anti-gay, who claimed to be a Seminole among other things, was lacking an identity. His father was Filipino, but abandoned the family as a baby. He was, the lawyer thought looking for something to belong to, some kind of identity, and he latched onto Trump.

With religion largely gone, with idea of 'clans' and tribes gone, with smaller and smaller families, a lot of people seem to be lost and seeking something to be a part of.

I don't think religion is "largely gone" in the US when surveys show something like 73% of the population claim to be Christian, while 18% claim to be atheist. Sounds to me like this guy simply had a poor family situation, became hateful, acquired a lengthy criminal record, drifted a little too far to the right, which is likely what led him to Trump. Being kicked out of the family home in your 50's is a rather bizarre concept.