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Richard Spencer Hails Tom Brady as ‘Aryan Avatar’

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.

Contact Daniel J. Solomon at solomon@forward.com or on Twitter @DanielJSolomon

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