Mini-American Robert Reich on Berkeley Terrorists: ‘There’s rumors that they actually were right-wingers’

Posted by on Feb 03, 2017 at 9:25 am
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A take so hot we need oven mitts just to handle it. This is some over-the-edge moonbattery than only a socialist twerp like Robert Reich could dream it up.

I’ve heard there was some relationship here between these people and the right wing and the right-wing movement that is affiliated with Breitbart News,” Reich claimed.

Reich said Berkeley allowing Yianoppoulos on campus proves it’s supportive of free speech.

Here’s the transcript:

LEMON: “I’ve been wanting to have this conversation because this has been a big issue about free speech on campus and conservative voices being heard. Mr. Reich, my first question to you is, there’s a violence that we saw at Berkeley. We had it live here on CNN last night. It ultimately plays right into the hands of the right-wing white supremacist, someone like Milo Yiannopoulos.”

Nice of them to casually smear him as a white supremacist. Stunning why CNN has no ratings.

REICH: “It absolutely does, Don. And I want to be very, very clear. I was there for part of last night and I know what I saw. Those people were not Berkeley students. Those people were outsiders, agitators. I’ve never seen them before. There’s rumors that they actually were right-wingers. They were a part of a group that were organized and ready to create the kind of tumult and danger you saw that forced the police to cancel the event. So Donald Trump, when he says Berkeley doesn’t respect free speech rights, that’s a complete distortion of the truth. I mean, Berkeley opened its biggest auditorium to this right-wing Breitbart News character, this hateful odious person. They said, ‘Free speech is the most important thing we stand for,’ and it was these outsiders who caused the police to finally come in and have to cancel it.”

LEMON: “You think it’s a strategy by Yiannopoulos or right-wingers? They put this on in an effort to show there’s no free speech on a college campus like UC Berkeley?”

REICH: “I wouldn’t bet against it, Don. Again, I saw these people. They all looked almost paramilitary. They were not from the campus. And I’ve heard — again, I don’t want to say factually, but I’ve heard there was some relationship here between these people and the right wing and the right-wing movement that is affiliated with Breitbart News.”

No doubt this will produce a heaping helping of fake news stories today.

Video at the link.

6 Responses to “Mini-American Robert Reich on Berkeley Terrorists: ‘There’s rumors that they actually were right-wingers’”

  1. Rosco P. Coltrane on 3/03/17 at 9:50 am

    I always laugh when Rush mocks the way Reich pronounces his name and says:

    Robert B. Reeeeiiiccchhh.

    The Communist News Network is the only fake news hamburger stand that would even give this turd a platform.
    Yea Berzerkeley is a hotbed of right wingers in that deep red state of California.

  2. Darwin Akbar on 3/03/17 at 11:54 pm

    Dr. Reich, please go along with this nice lady in the white jacket. It’s time for your pudding.

  3. Darwin Akbar on 4/04/17 at 3:32 pm

    Attention Dr. Reich: Your flying house is about to depart on its return trip to the Land of Oz. If you board now, you’ll make the 9:00 meeting of The Lollypop Guild.

  4. angelfire1712 on 4/04/17 at 6:36 pm

    does seem like something out of the Republican playbook. Back in the day when gay people were being ostrosized..Republicans would plant people portrayed as gays in the audience where a democrat was speaking…and in those days that offended the general public

    which played into the opponents hands. It’s an old trick and I guess I wouldn’t rule anything out. Why would anyone?

  5. angelfire1712 on 4/04/17 at 6:37 pm

    does seem like something out of the Republican playbook. Back in the day when gay people were being ostrosized..Republicans would plant people portrayed as gays in the audience where a democrat was speaking…and in those days that offended the general public
    which played into the opponents hands. It’s an old trick and I guess I wouldn’t rule anything out. Why would anyone?

  6. Skid Marx on 5/05/17 at 1:08 pm

    @angelfire1712 liberals are much too smart to let rube republican redneck scum infiltrate their safe space comrade.
    Milo is a Nazi “reich winger” whose words harm precious snowflakes from coast to coast.
    I once saw him steal some coloring books and Play-Doh from a safe space!