CNN and other major media outlets have been criticized for making the Antifa attacks in Atlanta seem minor, which a former member explains actually benefits Antifa.
Former Antifa member Gabriel Nadalez joined “Jesse Watters Prime Time” to address the media’s understated response to the antifa attack in Atlanta and share his insight into the group’s ultimate goal.
“Of course it’s good for Antifa. You know, I can always count on CNN to come out as a professional PR team to justify the violence of Antifa, because they’re going to say over and over again, oh, Antifa is just an idea. It’s just an ideology. This is invalid. And then when they get caught and you see Antifa on the street, it wasn’t that violent. Or sometimes they even say they are good guys,” he explained.
The mainstream media were humiliation of anarchy and the violence caused by Antifa over the years because, according to Nadales, the media doesn’t want to acknowledge that destruction because they “don’t want to fight Antifa.”
“They don’t want to say that because they really don’t want to fight Antifa. Because fighting Antifa would mean admitting they’ve been lying for five or six years. When they first praised Antifa back in 2015, when President , when candidate Trump first announced the position,” Nadalez said.
Nadalez goes on to explain how the main goals vary from group to group, but the main ideology is a dramatic hatred of American and Western ideals. The group opposes Democrats and Republicans alike, and promotes and supports the anti-American movement in general.
“It’s always there comprehensive as anti-fascism. But you have to ask yourself, what does anti-fascism mean? Well, when they define it, they don’t mean the Nazis, they don’t mean the KKK, they mean mainly Western ideals and also democracy itself. They don’t like the Democratic Party. They don’t like the Republican Party. They want to destroy America,” Nadales explained.
Nadalez questions the media’s casual narrative of the many attacks on Antifa, suggesting that “you would think that CNN or other mainstream media would join with all other Americans against Antifa because Antifa is an anti-American movement.”
“For some reason, they just want to justify it, pretend it doesn’t exist. But let me tell you, the longer we ignore the Antifa threat, the bigger they will grow and the harder it will be to fight them. ,” warns Nadalez, who was kicked out by his group for “audacity,” so look for other ideas.
“They just called me a capitalist pig and it was a repeat cycle every time I tried to get out of a similar sticker-type ideology,” he said. After being regularly pushed out for expressing different ideas, Nadalez decided to leave the group because “enough is enough.”