A day after neo-Nazi podcaster and blogger Mike Peinovich stepped down over the revelation that his wife is Jewish, his fellow podcast hosts admit they are losing listeners.
“It’s a disaster,” a blogger named Sven said, according to the New York Daily News.
Peinovich, previously known as Mike Enoch, was considered one of the leaders of the “alt-right” movement before he was outed. He founded The Right Stuff website, which started the practice of identifying Jews online using the echoes or (((triple brackets))). He also hosted an anti-Semitic podcast called “The Daily Shoah,” which had a weekly audience of about 100,000 and a steady stream of listener donations.
The Forward showed that rival right-wing extremists on the 8chan site began doxxing, or revealing the identity, of Peinovich/Enoch over a debate on the place of Jews in white supremacy.
According to Salon The Right Stuff says non-Jewish white nationalists have common goals with far-right Israelis, a view neo-Nazis and radical anti-Semites oppose. But some 8chan contributors feel bad about toppling Peinovich.
“I want everyone involved with this doxxing to think about contributing something to replace TRS rather than pissing on its grave and saying that they did the right thing,” one wrote. “So far you have f**ked up royally.”