Rosalind S. Helderman / Washington Post:W/in recent memory:
How the Republican right found allies in Russia — Growing up in the 1980s, Brian Brown was taught to think of the communist Soviet Union as a dark and evil place. — But Brown, a leading anti-gay-marriage activist, said that in the past few years he has started meeting Russians at conferences …
Daily Progress:Making America Great Again w/ a little help from our Russian friends.
Torch-wielding protesters gather at Lee Park — Several dozen torch-wielding protesters gathered in Charlottesville's Lee Park just after 9 p.m. Saturday, chanting “You will not replace us,” “Russia is our friend” and “Blood and soil.” — After about 10 minutes, Charlottesville police arrived …Discussion:
Michael Edison Hayden / ABC News: Mayor of Charlottesville calls Pro-Confederate rallies ‘horrific’Laura Vozzella / Washington Post: White nationalist Richard Spencer leads torch-bearing protesters defending Lee statueJames Doubek / NPR: Richard Spencer Leads Group Protesting Sale Of Confederate StatueAngela Helm / The Root: Richard Spencer, Confederate Apologists, March in Charlottesville, Va., With Torches Reminiscent of KKKBonnie Kristian / The Week: Torch-bearing protesters march to defend Confederate statue in Virginia