Campus Republican Explains Berkeley’s Culture of Political Violence

Milo Yiannopoulos & Naweed Tahmas/Facebook

(Bombthrowers.com) Left-wingers are allowed to be upset their candidate Hillary Clinton was shellacked in the last election.

Conservatives were similarly disappointed when Obamacare was shoved down America’s throat without receiving a single Republican vote in Congress.

Anger is what conservatives feel when Democrats demand more gun control and threaten to confiscate their firearms immediately after Islamic jihadists kill innocent Americans.

Conservatives, however, have never gone out and destroyed property or assaulted those who supported an election’s winner. It’s not who they are.

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Arguing that President Trump is a fascist and a Nazi, anarchists and social justice warriors continue to take to the streets to protest the new president. The political climate across the nation is becoming increasingly stifling for conservatives as leftist venom infects social media and news coverage.

Conservative warrior Milo Yiannopoulos, a Breitbart News editor, was slated to speak Feb. 1 at the University of California, Berkeley, at the invitation of Berkeley College Republicans. (In his speech he was to launch the David Horowitz Freedom Center’s anti-sanctuary campus campaign.) Protests sprung up. The protests turned into riots. Fires were started, windows were smashed, and the rioters tried to storm the building Yiannopoulos was in. The address was canceled.

After inviting Yiannopoulos, a gay, Jewish, Greek-born citizen of the United Kingdom, to speak, members of the Berkeley College Republicans have been repeatedly physically assaulted and targeted online.

“I have been punched. I have been spit on. I have had my personal information posted online,” Naweed Tahmas, who helped organize the campus talk, told Bombthrowers Thursday night.

Tahmas says he was ambushed this past Wednesday while tabling for the Republican club by a fellow Berkeley student who tried to shame him for having “white privilege.”

“The individual came up to me and says, ‘you have white privilege,’” Tahmas said. “He continued to yell at me, saying I am wealthy and rich and come from a system of power—which is not true whatsoever. I am Persian—I don’t look white at all. I am a broke college student. Plus, I come from a single mom.”…

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