Trump Blasts Cowardly Antifa: 'They Live in the Basement of Their Mom's Home'


President Donald Trump held a “Presidential Social Media Summit” in the White House on Thursday where much of the discussion revolved around how conservatives and independents are mistreated by the liberal-leaning and Democrat-supporting major tech firms and social media platforms.

TheBlaze reported that at one point the president focused his remarks on the Antifa group, the black-clad, mask-wearing anarcho-socialists that claim to battle fascism while utilizing the exact same tactics made infamous by the European fascists of the 20th century.

In truth, Antifa — short for “anti-fascist” — simply uses the label “fascist” to apply to everyone even slightly to the right of Marxist heroes like Mao and Stalin, as the term provides cover for them among the supportive liberal media to lash out violently and silence those who oppose their leftist ideologies.

President Trump is not intimidated by Antifa, however, and mocked them ruthlessly as being nothing more than skinny and weak losers that live in “mom’s basement” and have to gang up on weaker individuals instead of fighting one-on-one with larger and tougher opponents.

Trump’s remarks on Antifa were prefaced by an acknowledgment of the recent Antifa assault on independent journalist Andy Ngo during a rally in Portland, Oregon, in which Ngo was repeatedly hit and kicked and had things thrown at him, an assault that landed him in the hospital with a brain hemorrhage.

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The president said Ngo had been “viciously slugged” and characterized the assault as a “disgrace” prior to pointing out the disparity in the size of those who are and aren’t targeted by the Antifa goons.

“You ever notice they pick on certain people?” Trump said. “I mean, [Ngo] would tell you he’s not the toughest person in the world physically, right?”

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“They don’t go after Bikers for Trump, you ever notice that? They don’t go after our construction workers who love us. They don’t go after the police.”

Trump joked about how the left, including members of Antifa, believe that they are the “elite” in society, but disagreed with that self-assessment and said, “They live, like, in the basement of their mom’s home.”

He then mocked how the majority of Antifa members are skinny and weak and, forming a small circle with his thumb and forefinger said, “Their arms are this big. Look, like this.”

“But they have the black masks on and they have sticks, and they hit people. They hit people in the face, in the head, this Antifa,” he continued.

“But do you ever notice Antifa is never there when we have a bikers rally. They’re never there when the construction workers and the unions are honoring the president, they’re never around,” Trump added, noting that the group only ever seem to attack single individuals when they have superior numbers.

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Conservatives and independents on social media have long been calling for a response to Antifa from the Trump administration, particularly after the disturbing assault on Ngo.

While it doesn’t appear that much, if anything, has been done officially to take on the disruptive gang of violent miscreants, Trump just took them down a notch with one of society’s most powerful weapons: absolute mockery and diminishment of a foe as being far less serious than they deem themselves to be.

To be sure, there are still quite a few Americans who anxiously await some sort of action from the administration with regard to shutting down Antifa — such as officially labeling them as a domestic terrorist organization — but in the meantime, Trump’s brutal mockery of them as being largely weak and powerless losers will have to suffice.

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Ben Marquis is a writer who identifies as a constitutional conservative/libertarian. He has written about current events and politics for The Western Journal since 2014. His focus is on protecting the First and Second Amendments.
Ben Marquis has written on current events and politics for The Western Journal since 2014. He reads voraciously and writes about the news of the day from a conservative-libertarian perspective. He is an advocate for a more constitutional government and a staunch defender of the Second Amendment, which protects the rest of our natural rights. He lives in Little Rock, Arkansas, with the love of his life as well as four dogs and four cats.
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