For the uninitiated, Jason Kessler is the organizer of the white supremacist “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, which led to the murder of Heather Heyer last year and prompted Trump’s “very fine people on both sides” comment. This year, barely any Nazis attended, and the ones who did said many abstained out of fear. In the video below, we see 34-year-old and 33 year-old white supremacists Jason Kessler and Patrick Little very painfully trying to avoid the very real truth being fed into their livestream that they’re just broke losers living off their parents’ dimes. This video is pure gold (Kessler is the one being broadcast on the iPhone).
Behold! The genetic superiority of the white “race!”
I put “race” in quotes because as my Jewish, Polish family’s experience has taught me, whether society deems light-skinned folks to be “white” or not depends entirely on our time and place in history.
What we have here is a hateful ideology which has embedded itself amongst a bunch of shitposters who rarely interact with the physical world, and now that these Internet Tough Guys have to stand in the same sunlight the rest of us do, they’re folding like lawn chairs in a hurricane. I can’t stop laughing at Kessler’s depressed “something like that” response to Little asking if he’s got a drunk roommate making that commotion, just before he awkwardly tries to walk around the fact that he’s getting yelled at by his dad. Let’s zoom in on Kessler’s face as he tries to develop a response on the fly that still makes him look cool and edgy, and not some loser filming his wannabe Nazi livestream from his dad’s room.
That, my friends, is the deer-in-headlights face of a man who is very aware of the picture being painted for all his viewers. If there’s one positive thing I can say about Nazis, it’s that they understand propaganda, so we can be certain that Kessler knows what getting dunked on by your father over being a broke loser looks like to civilized society. Point and laugh, folks. Point and laugh.
Jacob Weindling is a staff writer for Paste politics. Follow him on Twitter at @Jakeweindling.