In February 2017, the Charlottesville City Council voted to remove the statue of Robert E. Lee from a local park named for him & in June they voted to rename it “Emancipation Park.”…
On May 13, 2017, #WhiteSupremacist Richard Spencer led a rally to protest the removal of the statue. His protesters held torches near the statue (as seen in photo used later for August #UTR)…
On June 7, 2017 1 flyers for the #UniteTheRight rally began to appear on Discord. The organizer, Jason Kessler, encouraged attendees to “Bring picket signs that can be used as sticks to bludgeon our enemies...” to the rally planned for August 2017.
In Discord chats in June 2017, #UTR organizers draw mockup to surround the statue & discuss needing to look out for Anti-Fascist counter demonstrators.…
July 8, 2017, the Ku Klux Klan held a rally in Charlottesville. About 50 Klan members and 1000 counter protesters gathered at a loud, nonviolent rally; Klan members left the park after about 45 mins.…
1 year ago tonight, #WhiteSupremacists from at least 35 states gathered in Charlottesville. They marched on the UVA campus carrying torches & shouting #Nazi & #AntiSemitic slogans.…
The rally was about asserting the legitimacy of white culture & #whitesupremacy & defending the legacy of the Confederacy. Why did demonstrators chant #antiSemitic lines like “Jews will not replace us”?…
1 year ago, #WhiteSupremacists, like these men from "the League of the South", attack counter demonstrators at the #UniteTheRight rally in Charlottesville.…
1 year ago, members of Orange County’s “Rise Above Movement” attacked counter demonstrators at the Unite the Right Rally. Read more on them >>…
“Rise Above Movement,” led by Queens NY excon Robert Rundo, attacked counterdemonstrators & journalists at a Huntington Beach Trump rally on March 25, 2017 >>…
1 year ago, #WhiteSupremacists attacked DeAndre Harris with poles, pipes & boards at #UTR rally. The police did not intervene & later arrested Harris for fending off League of South chair Harold Crews. So far 3 have been convicted for assaulting Harris. Harris was later acquitted
1 year ago #UTR attendee James Fields Jr., “a self-professed #NeoNazi” from Ohio, drove his car into a crowd, killing Heather Heyer & injuring 35 others.…
While violent #WhiteSupremacists from 35 states descended on Charlottesville, & 1 #NeoNazi murdered 1 & injured 35, Dinesh D'Souza offers this bad take, conflating the anti-racist activism of #BlackLivesMatters with Black Nationalism. #Indio Mayor Michael H. Wilson retweeted him.
I will be sharing the tweets of #Indio Mayor Michael H. Wilson from Aug & Sept 2017. Remember that by mid Sept 2017, he hid his main twitter account, @IndioCityWilson. He also deleted 2 others.

2 weeks ago he deleted @IndioCityWilson. Read ahead here >>…
Organizers & attendees used Discord chats to plan #UTR over the summer of 2017. A local #CoachellaValley user expressed interest in going to Charlottesville. Here are some of his other feelings about where he lives. These are not "fine people."
By the evening of August 12, 2017, the organizers of #UTR knew that Heather Heyer's murderer was on of their own, although they would hope that he was a leftist counter-protester.…
On August 12, 2017, after the violence & after the murder of Heather Heyer, Trump made this statement from his New Jersey golf course. Remember that Trump said this. He chose to blame both the racists & those who stand up to racism & fascism.
On August 13, 2017, the White House issued this statement, hoping to clarify Trump's position.
1 year ago, #Indio Mayor Michael H. Wilson retweeted these people, who would much rather blame Anti-Fascist & Anti-Racist counter demonstrators than the #WhiteSupremacists & #NeoNazis who planned #UTR, planned for violence & who ultimately murdered a woman & injured many others.
Remember, #whitesupremacists marched on the Lee statue in May, 2017; planning for #UTR began in June, 2017; the KKK marched on in July 2017. It was no secret that Jason "MadDimesnion" Kessler invited violent WS to his "pro-white event" in August.…
If you're having trouble remembering who the villains were, retrace my thread from here
On Monday, August 14, 2017, Trump spent the morning attacking his Manufacturers Council for resigning because of his dithering on Charlottesville violence. He then read a feckless condemnation from a TelePrompTer, followed by more whining on Twitter.
#Indio Mayor Michael H. Wilson complained about liberals & the media, & retweeted complaints of other conservative talking heads.
In the morning of August 14, as fallout from Charlottesville violence continued, #Indio Mayor Michael H. Wilson defended Trump's GOLFING. (If you're keeping score, Trump has now spent 1/4 days of his presidency at his golf courses & 1/3 at a Trump brand property)
#Indio Mayor Michael H. Wilson tweeted debunked #antisemitic flyers purporting to be from #Antifa. Wilson also claimed #BlackLivesMatter bused in these counter-protestors, therefore they are to blame for violence. These fake posters were seen on the web since at least April 2017.
#WhiteSupremacists from more than 35 states planned the Charlottesville rally for months, wrote about weapons to take, marched chanting #Nazi slogans, beat counter demonstrators & murdered a woman. #Indio Mayor Michael H. Wilson had his take though.…
#Indio Mayor Michael H. Wilson answered this from someone who is now a "Q Anon" #ConspiracyTheorist about "the Left" calling for "killing of white men"
#Indio Mayor Michael H. Wilson equivocated anti-racist & anti-fascist demonstration to this:
On the morning of August 15, 2017, just 3 days after Heather Heyer is murdered & 35 injured by "self-professed #NeoNazi" James Fields Jr., Trump retweets an image of a train hitting CNN
1 year ago today, Trump walked back his earlier statement, coined "alt-left" & defended the #WhiteSupremacists from 35 states who had been planning a rally & planning for violence in Charlottesville.
Former KKK leader David Duke & other #whitenationalists thanked Trump for condemning anti-racist & anti-fascist counter demonstrators.
1 year ago, #Indio Mayor Michael H. Wilson defends Trump re: David Duke, pivots to #whataboutism on Robert Byrd & violence in Chicago. Wilson's Chicago tweet is a restating of tweet by known #altright & conspiracy pusher Jack Posobiec. >>…
Posobiec was retweeted by Trump. Wilson included the exact same link & #whataboutism re: Chicago violence. >>…
Posobiec, a #DeepState #ConspiracyTheorist & creator of the #RapeMelania sign had a known history of posting the #WhiteSupremacist "1488". We will get back to Posobiec when #Indio Mayor Michael H. Wilson retweets him 2 more times in 2017
1 year ago, #Indio Mayor Michael H. Wilson continued to be confronted about his equivocation of #WhiteSupremacists with people who stand up to racists & against fascists. Wilson wrote that we were making assumptions & not reading what he had written.
Tired of the hole he dug last year, #Indio Mayor Michael H. Wilson wanted to get off Twitter & meet with his critics "face to face" to explain his position while also saying they were "stuck in the elitest [sic] liberal world". He also would buy us all @Starbucks.
Speaking of @Starbucks, here is #Indio Mayor Michael H. Wilson bemoaning the performance of his local store LAST NIGHT on @Nextdoor.
#Indio Mayor Michael H. Wilson, still reeling from his defense of Trump & their combined feckless responses to Charlottesville, complains that he's being "mis-characterized" [sic]. Skip ahead to this thread to read Wilson's old tweets, see if he's right >>
1 year ago, #Indio Mayor Michael H. Wilson had to go on local TV to defend himself because of his nasty tweets.

Skip ahead to this thread to read Wilson's old tweets, see if he's been "mis-characterized" >>
Important message from #Indio Mayor Michael H. Wilson condemning '#Nazi's, #KKK, #WhiteSupremacy,bigotry,and "all" hate groups' just 4 days after violence & murder in Charlottesville. He still had tweets blaming #BlackLivesMatter for murder & 2 of fake #AntiSemitic #Antifa flyer
Here's the 3 times he posted the fake #Antifa flyers. #Indio Mayor Michael H. Wilson blamed violence on #BlackLivesMatter for bussing in counter demonstrators to a #WhiteSupremacist rally planned by actual hate groups from more than 35 states.
"I apologize greatly if u are/were offended," starts off a sincere apology from #Indio Mayor Michael H. Wilson, "but how u have responded & described my tweets is not who I am." is not an apology.

Bravo @todgoldberg for demanding a council member remove his anti-Semitic tweets.
Read ahead in this thread for Wilson's old & since deleted tweets >>
1 year ago, #Indio Mayor Michael H. Wilson blocked critics & constituents on twitter, went on TV to explain his tweets, offered to buy us Starbucks. What more could he do? Would you believe complain & retweet more conspiracies & try to pivot to anti-sanctuary rhetoric? Check back
1 year ago, #Indio Mayor Michael H. Wilson retweeted about #SanctuaryCities & #FakeNews. 1 year later & he hasn't diverted from his mini-Trump tactics. Complaining about @MyDesert on @Nextdoor, claiming reporters "make stuff up to target" conservatives >>
1 year ago, #Indio Mayor Michael H. Wilson retweeted @IngrahamAngle complaint about protestors who shut down "free speech" rally, whose speakers were to include Proud Boys founder McInnes, holocaust denier Invictus, #BasedStickMan & #Pizzagate Joe Biggs >>…
1 year ago, #IndioMayor Michael H. Wilson complained about "grammar police" & retweeted fake img of #RobertByrd, somehow to offset the praise Trump was receiving from former #KKK leader & still #WhiteSupremacist #DavidDuke. Byrd renounced the Klan >>…

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