Richard Spencer Hails Tom Brady as ‘Aryan Avatar’ by the Forward

Richard Spencer Hails Tom Brady as ‘Aryan Avatar’

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Where others saw a riveting upset that made sports history, “alt-right” founder Richard Spencer saw a victory for white supremacy, hailing the Patriots’ win in the Super Bowl via a series of tweets that linked the team to his own ideology.

Someone might have told him that Patriots owner Robert Kraft is Jewish, but no matter. As expected, Spencer had some racially charged insults ready for the Atlanta Falcons, who play in a city that’s a center of black middle-class life and culture.

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Richard Spencer Hails Tom Brady as ‘Aryan Avatar’


Daniel J. Solomon

Daniel J. Solomon is the former Assistant to the Editor/News Writer at the Forward. Originally from Queens, he attended Harvard as an undergraduate, where he wrote his senior thesis on French-Jewish intellectual history. He is excited to have returned to New York after his time in Massachusetts. Daniel’s passions include folk music, cycling, and pointed argument.

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