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Conservative Group Fires Michelle Malkin
Over Support for Holocaust Denier

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Posted By: Pluperfect, 11/18/2019 4:59:20 AM

A conservative group cut ties with right-wing columnist Michelle Malkin on Sunday over her support for an anti-Semitic internet personality, ramping up a growing conservative civil war centered on college campuses. Malkin’s firing from Young America’s Foundation, whose speakers bureau had booked Malkin for speeches across the country for the past 17 years, marks the latest battle between supporters of Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes and more establishment conservative figures. “Michelle Malkin in no longer part of YAF’s campus lecture program,” a YAF spokesman said in an email to The Daily Beast. Malkin didn’t respond to a request for comment.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: MainelySane 11/18/2019 5:17:21 AM (No. 238001)
bad link... poster: you should test your link .... c'mon man!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: ZeldaFitzg 11/18/2019 5:17:25 AM (No. 238002)
Broken link for me.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: MainelySane 11/18/2019 5:53:24 AM (No. 238016)
The YAF has "freedom of association". Malkin can support Fuentes, but that doesn't mean that anyone has to support Malkin (or Fuentes); it doesn't mean that the YAF has to give her a platform.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Pluperfect 11/18/2019 5:55:43 AM (No. 238018)
The server won't accept original Daily Beast urls, so the alternative is a Tiny URL. Somehow I messed up copying the Tiny URL. Try this:
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Reply 5 - Posted by: jalo1951 11/18/2019 6:02:31 AM (No. 238020)
I had no problem pulling up the story but I have a big problem with Michelle supporting this man and his followers.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: DynomiteThings 11/18/2019 6:14:52 AM (No. 238026)
Here's a working link: It's sad to see Malkin support this Fuentes character as well as these so-called "groypers". It very scary to see so much antisemitism in the world today coming from both the left (which is par for the course) but also from the right. Must there be a repeat of history? I hope and pray not.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Rinktum 11/18/2019 6:15:50 AM (No. 238027)
We don’t need this infighting and we certainly do not need to be linked with anti-semites. The left will cheer while they call us bigots. Sounds like there are some wolves in sheep’s clothing in the young conservative movement. We can’t imagine Michelle Malkin supporting this. Maybe this is somehow all a misunderstanding. Time will tell. Now, more than ever the right has to be careful about who they are associating with because the left will hammer them relentlessly.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: M2 11/18/2019 6:21:13 AM (No. 238030)
MM? That’s really shocking, if true.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: thethirdruffian 11/18/2019 6:42:51 AM (No. 238040)
Pretty disgusting if true. “If” being the largest word in the English language. I like MM. I’d be very sad to find out she hates me.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Chuzzles 11/18/2019 6:55:32 AM (No. 238045)
Michelle, the YAF folks don't have to give anyone that toxic a platform to spew their poison. That is how free speech works in this country. For you to support this guy under the false assumption he is some kind of victim is indeed wrong headed on your part. What is the matter with you? You and Coulter are both going completely around the bend. Previous comments are spot on. We are known by our associations, and this is one association I suggest you back off from if this is true. Denying the worst attempt at genocide in the 20th century, especially since so much footage was shot of the camps as they were liberated, is just being plumb ignorant.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: cat2 11/18/2019 7:05:55 AM (No. 238050)
As conservative groups go, YAF is pretty weak. I stopped supporting them years ago because they packed CPAC's annual meeting with young people, and that seemed deceptive to both the youth and the national audience, since CPAC had studiously avoided ever mentioning the illegal immigration incursion. I think CPAC may be finally admitting to the existence of the border problem, but if so they are very late, and have not made it the focus of their agenda, as it should be. YAF's main focus is appreciation for President Reagan. That's nice, but much more to the point now would be supporting conservative students on campuses, with information on current issues and helping to bring in speakers. I think some younger, more aggressive groups are stepping into that breach.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Lawsy0 11/18/2019 7:29:38 AM (No. 238056)
Here is a Tiny URL for the link: Hope it is just a tempest in a teapot. I can't help but note that the liberals and the Democrats never fight in public. The conservatives and Republicans seem to bury the wounded!
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Judy W. 11/18/2019 7:35:53 AM (No. 238058)
Michelle has gotten herself into bad company. Probably this happened because of her justified and rational concern over the ethnicity and national origins of the illegal -- and some legal -- immigrants of recent decades. It's not about their race, but the kind of religious and political environment of where they grew up and their family environment, which makes them unsuitable for the free democratic republic we are supposed to be. But it is forbidden to talk about this in polite company, even some conservative company. Important commentators like Steve Sailer, who deals with facts and statistics, for instance, is an outcast as a "racist." The troubling result of this boycott of dealing with differences between groups of people means that those who become interested in the subject can sometimes end up associating with racists and anti-Semites because there is no place to go to explore that interest inside mainstream conservatism. It may be that Michelle Malkin got interested in this guy and his group for that reason. But there is no excuse for defending him as a reasonable ally when she discovered his nasty side.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: J F Ackerman 11/18/2019 7:45:16 AM (No. 238068)
Please...let's hear from Michelle before we jump to conclusions.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: philsner 11/18/2019 7:57:52 AM (No. 238082)
Consider the source.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Clinger 11/18/2019 7:59:02 AM (No. 238084)
Only one political issue matters right now and everything else must be held subordinate: You either want the USA to be a constitutional republic as founded with individual liberty and limited government or you do not. The last thing we can afford to do is to diminish our strength and numbers by interjecting a purity test. Sure I'm bothered that Michelle would support a holocaust denier and I'd like her side of it, but frankly in the grand scheme of things, I don't care right now, I can't afford to care right now. She's either in our trench getting shot at by the communists or she's in their trench shooting at us.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: MuncsSister 11/18/2019 8:12:33 AM (No. 238106)
Since when is the Daily Beast a reliable news source on conservative infighting?
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Newtsche 11/18/2019 8:25:50 AM (No. 238123)
I guess in these ultra-contentious times, tribalism expands at break-neck speed. It's not like we don't already know this can't end well.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 11/18/2019 8:28:08 AM (No. 238127)
This is strange. Having come from the DB, I have my doubts and would like to get a better understanding of what happened here. Very difficult to believe MM allowed this to happen unless, of course, it was a setup. Always keep in mind that the left is looking for any and all opportunities to drive a knife into conservatism and us especially when it thinks it can damage conservative spokespersons of stature such as Michelle Malkin. Recall the left's previous attempts to destroy Sean Hannity, Mark Levin, Mike Savage, Dennis Prager, and Rush Limbaugh. Don't fall for it.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Sunhan65 11/18/2019 8:35:44 AM (No. 238142)
You can find her speech here: In it, she lists a wide range of people and movements that have been targeted for their views opposing immigration and concludes: "No, I do not agree with every last thing they’ve said or written or published or tweeted or thought with their inside or outside voices. But I will not disavow any of them and I will not join the de-platforming witch hunters who hypocritically call themselves free speech and culture warriors." The ACLU had a historical event that is now referred to as the "Skokie Moment." Basically, the ACLU defended the right of the American Nazi party to demonstrate in a largely Jewish suburb. These Nazis were not Holocaust deniers; they were Holocaust embracers. Yet the ACLU followed its principles and supported their right to speak. You can defend someone's right to speak without embracing anything they say. Does anyone on this forum think Michelle Malkin is a holocaust denier? If not, I would take her point to be what she said: She agrees with some of the things that these groups are saying as it pertains to immigration. But not everything else. She should probably clarify that. Soon.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Rumblehog 11/18/2019 8:57:45 AM (No. 238170)
Is the YAF receiving funding from Soros group? This is clearly an attempt to use a "front operation" to drive a wedge between conservatives in advance of the 2020 elections. Michelle, you'd better do some research on this group and recant.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: The Kansas Cowboy 11/18/2019 9:17:51 AM (No. 238201)
So let me get this straight. SPLC now is in charge of approving who is entitled to FREE SPEECH. Maybe they need to blow the dust off of that old Constitution and reread the 1st Amendment. I abhor the racist ranting from the far right just as much as I abhor the racist ranting of the leftists. These White Racists have just as much right to spew their hatred as do the Black Racists and the Hispanic Racists. America is a free country (or used to be) where all things could be debated. But we give free reign to AntiFa, Obama's pastor, Jeremiah Wright and the Hispanic group that wan't to control our Western States. If Michelle Malkin is not entitled to Free Speech then none of the leftists should enjoy that privilege.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Strike3 11/18/2019 9:18:49 AM (No. 238202)
Thank you, #20. It all sounds like a misunderstanding to me, much like the Donald Trump quote about Charlottesville was twisted to mean he supported the riff raff. Malkin is a much better and smarter person than that. As for fighting in the streets, Conservatives are able to take the high road most of the time now but there will come a time when the Leftists are allowed to raise weapons against us and the police will be looking the other way. It's already happened in liberal nests like Seattle and Portland. I don't intend to go down without drawing a lot of blood and breaking a few bones myself.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Enoch Powell 11/18/2019 9:49:40 AM (No. 238233)
I believe the ACLU supported the Nazi's who proposed to march through the Jewish Chicago suburb of Skokie some 40 years ago. Times have changed, and not for the better (except for trying to find a neo-Nazi today... even back then... a rare bird (or birdbrain if you will!).
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Reply 25 - Posted by: SavageRider 11/18/2019 10:13:33 AM (No. 238270)
I don't know anything about this other than I stand with Malkin. She has been a good, reliable, common sense conservative voice. If she indeed "supports" this guy, then he is not as bad as the Beast makes him out to be. And now I await her comments.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Sorosisbehindit 11/18/2019 10:41:12 AM (No. 238296)
I have demoted several people who I used to listen to: Drudge, Ann Coulter and now Michelle
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Reply 27 - Posted by: zzzghy 11/18/2019 11:19:02 AM (No. 238332)
It's always about Donald Trump now. Every story and every high-profile Trump supporter is misrepresented and shaded to harm him and his candidacy. Remember -- it's all about sources and sourcers from here on out. People shouldn't be so quick to fly off the handle at the first rumble of something fishy early on Monday morning.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: TheRevJMP 11/18/2019 11:20:10 AM (No. 238335)
It's amazing that even after the mainstream media has proved itself to be nothing more than a septic tank full of malodorous leftist slime, right-thinking people are ready to condemn Michelle Malkin, of all people, over a report in the Daily Beast. Conservatives will never have a more principled, more fearless warrior on their side than MM. She has been through the flames and taken it right to the lefties year after year. She's one of the greats. To borrow from Rush: do not doubt her.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX 11/18/2019 11:54:20 AM (No. 238357)
It seems many conservatives are just as knee jerk in their reactions as liberals. Always consider the source, and verify independently, when a divisive story about conservatives is put out there by a source known to lean left. The fact that so many are unwilling to take remarks in context is disturbing and indicative that the MSM manipulation is still working.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: ussjimmycarter 11/18/2019 11:57:29 AM (No. 238359)
Something is very "off" around this story. I don't for a minute believe that MM is a Holocaust denier! Whatis really going on here and how is she being smeared again by the left?
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Reply 31 - Posted by: PCMM 11/18/2019 12:02:53 PM (No. 238366)
If you dare to disagree with anyone of Hebrew heritage, you’re immediately considered a racist anti-Semitic bigot Nazi cookie monster. OK ... got it. Fuentes dared to ask (as many young people have done) about the logistics of the “six million” number that emanated from testimony at the Nuremberg Trials. How dare he ask for proof (which may be obnoxious simply because the horrors don’t require a specific number) when the chosen will crucify you? I’m sure that MM won’t lose any sleep that some sanctimonious keyboard warriors have turned there back on her. Good riddance.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: PCMM 11/18/2019 12:06:59 PM (No. 238369)
*their* - burned by spellchecker, another ploy to disrupt the goy (just kidding)
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Reply 33 - Posted by: shalimar 11/18/2019 12:16:42 PM (No. 238378)
I'm Jewish, and I don't believe for a nanosecond that Michelle is anti-Semitic or a holocaust denier. If she wants to agree with someone on some points and not others, I really don't take offense. BTW, I am under the impression that her husband is Jewish. Some anti-Semite she must be!
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Reply 34 - Posted by: MissMann 11/18/2019 1:06:43 PM (No. 238411)
Thanks, #20. I assumed it was something like that. Free speech allows any idiot to submit their ideas to the public, and sink or swim based on them. Shutting them up does not make for a freer or better society. It only gives the gatekeepers way too much power.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: CountryDoc 11/18/2019 1:58:09 PM (No. 238455)
We should hear from Michelle first. She has left good enough tracks to earn better trust than this. I'd be more apt to find out what's going on at YAF. They've done less to earn trust in this country than she has, but they have a pretty good reputation too. Let's hear from them as well, not just one spokesperson Dollar to donuts that someone is intentionally trying to cause division. Especially when the Daily Beast leads the story.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: 4Justice 11/18/2019 3:06:57 PM (No. 238541)
I am so sick of this "guilt by association" garbage that gets thrown around simply if one says anything positive about some fallible person who may have some off views about some issues. As others said, she may agree with the guy about something he said about immigration, but that doesn't mean she agrees with his Holocaust denial!! Look how the Left falsely associated (and continues to smear) President Trump with white supremacists and neo-nazis because he was talking nice about OTHER people who innocently attended a rally put together by racists who misled the public about their sponsorship and intentions.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: DVC 11/18/2019 3:17:03 PM (No. 238550)
Link worked for me. I will not abandon Malkin without a LOT more information on this topic.
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Posted by Pluperfect 11/18/2019 4:59:20 AM Post Reply
A conservative group cut ties with right-wing columnist Michelle Malkin on Sunday over her support for an anti-Semitic internet personality, ramping up a growing conservative civil war centered on college campuses. Malkin’s firing from Young America’s Foundation, whose speakers bureau had booked Malkin for speeches across the country for the past 17 years, marks the latest battle between supporters of Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes and more establishment conservative figures. “Michelle Malkin in no longer part of YAF’s campus lecture program,” a YAF spokesman said in an email to The Daily Beast. Malkin didn’t respond to a request for comment.
Hillary Clinton calls for White House
adviser's removal, says his presence is
an 'emergency'
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Posted by Imright 11/19/2019 6:23:09 PM Post Reply
Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that White House senior adviser Stephen Miller, whom progressives have blamed for the president's hard-line immigration agenda should be removed from his position."Every day Stephen Miller remains in the White House is an emergency," Clinton tweeted before promoting a letter calling for Miller's removal, signed by organizations like the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and NAACP.The letter was produced by The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, a nonprofit coalition of "more than 200 national organizations to promote and protect the civil and human rights of all persons
Barack Obama's aides left notes in White
House offices for Donald Trump's staff
reading 'You will fail' and 'You're not
going to make it' says press secretary
Stephanie Grisham—who claims cabinets
were 'filled with Obama books'
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Posted by zephyrgirl 11/19/2019 1:15:27 PM Post Reply
Some of Barack Obama's departing White House aides left biting notes for their successors in the Trump administration including messages that read 'You will fail,' according to the president's press secretary. Stephanie Grisham told a Virginia radio host at the White House on Tuesday about finding the notes, and office cabinets brimming with Obama-authored books. 'We came into the White House—I'll tell you something, every office was filled with Obama books. And we had notes left behind that said "You will fail," "You aren't going to make it."
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