Left-wing Activist Shaun King Praises Antifa Ice Center Terrorist
He did delete them today.
Via Free Beacon:
Black Lives Matter activist and Intercept columnist Shaun King praised an attempted domestic terror attack on Twitter yesterday, comparing the terrorist to abolitionist John Brown and saying that he was “the first martyr.”
In a Twitter thread, King compared Willem Van Spronsen, who was killed in a shootout outside an ICE detention facility, to John Brown, the pre-Civil War abolitionist. The 69-year-old Van Spronsen attacked the facility early Saturday morning, throwing incendiary devices and armed with a rifle. He lit one car on fire and attempted to blow up a propane tank before he was shot and killed by police.
“Willem Van Spronsen just became the first martyr attempting to liberate imprisoned refugees from a for-profit detention center in Tacoma, Washington. His hero was John Brown -the white abolitionist who led the raid on harpers Ferry in 1859,” King wrote. “This is what our country has come to.”Keep reading…