Co-host of The View, Whoopi Goldberg, points the finger of blame for Antifa squarely at “the Right” as an attempt of making “progressives look bad”.
Has the heck is this show still on the air? How do they get away with this garbage day after day? Seriously… someone tell me!
FARIS: Antifa – it’s anti-fascism. For anybody that thinks this is a nonviolent group – they’re predicated on violence. In fact, the Department of Homeland Security, according to documents –
GOLDBERG: I saw your thing, and let me just say this to you. When we looked to see what they were talking about, there was nothing there because when you look at the bottom of the list, the year that they’re talking about is when Obama was in. So we went to see what they had been protesting, what fascist stuff Antifa had been protesting – there’s nothing there. We can’t find anything. This to me – Antifa is one of those things, I don’t want to say the right, but somebody came up with as a catchphrase so that you could say there’s violence on the other side. I don’t remember violent demonstrations before the gentleman who’s in now came in.
FARIS: That’s the issue. Can I just say – because I didn’t get to finish my point –
WHOOPI: I understand I cut you off.
FARIS: It’s alright though. That’s fine. According to confidential government documents, they were labeled a “domestic terrorist group.” Antifa was. The Department of Homeland Security started warning local and state officials about them back in 2016. When we were at the inauguration covering it for ABC we took a quick break, got a quick bite in DC, and Antifa started storming the streets. I was frightened. We had to lock the restaurant we were in because they were knocking people over, they were burning things, they were attacking police, breaking the windows –