SPLC Declares Tulsa Shootings a Racist “Hate Crime”
April 8, 2012
It didn’t take the Southern Poverty Law Center long to turn the Tulsa, Oklahoma, shootings into a racist hate crime. Following the arrest of two suspects, the SPLC dredged up a racist comment from one of the pair posted on Facebook.
“Today is two years that my dad has been gone shot by a fucking nigger,” wrote Jake England. Alvin Watts, the second man arrested, apparently posted a sympathetic reply to England’s message about his father’s death. “O.b.a.m.a. Let me define. One big ass mistake america!” he posted elsewhere on his Facebook.
The SPLC then states that the “shootings come at a time when hate groups are surging – rising to 1,018 in 2011 – amid a climate fueled by rapidly changing racial demographics, a sour economy and the election of the first black president.”
According to the SPLC, since Obama was elected “the country has seen an increase in domestic terrorism by racist and antigovernment extremists.”
The SPLC habitually conflates racism and anti-government “extremists” in order to discredit organizations and individuals opposed to the policies of the federal government.
In the days ahead, the establishment media will attempt to portray the two suspected shooters as racists and this narrative will be added to the Trayvon Martin incident in order to further enflame racial tensions as the election approaches.
The leftist fringe has already exploited the Tulsa shootings in order to push the race war agenda. Following the arrest of the suspects, the Daily Kos declared the police and authorities in Florida are responsible for the murders in Oklahoma because they did not arrest George Zimmerman.
Sanford, Florida, where Martin was shot under disputed circumstances, is now ground zero for a race war. The New Black Panthers, the Rev. Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, the Congressional Black Caucus, and other latter day civil rights groups have used the city as a staging ground for their political agenda.
“Who was it who said that the Democrats should never let a crisis go to waste? Clearly, Sharpton, Jackson and their cohorts will use this tragedy all they can. Too bad the national media are so willing to help them,” writes Chip Wood for the New American.
Adding to the tension, members of the Detroit-based National Socialist movement have pledged to descend on Sanford to protect “the white citizens in the area” if there are race riots in the aftermath of the killing that has gripped the nation, according to the New York Daily News.
AOL-Huffington Post has characterized the murders as a case of “racial revenge.”