The US President Donald trump has come under fire in connection with the statement made about a protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, which killed three people.
About it writes on Sunday, August 13, the website of the newspaper the Jerusalem Post.
Recall that last Saturday, thousands of activists of right-wing organizations, among them were neo-Nazis and members of the Ku Klux Klan, went on another protest demonstration against the decision of the city authorities to demolish the monument to the commander of the army of the Confederate States of America Robert Edward Lee.
The campaign, entitled «the Unity of right» was held in Emancipation Park, to ensure the order was attracted by hundreds of police. A few hours before, on Saturday night, a group of far-right activists organized a torchlight procession, which provoked clashes with their ideological opponents, injuring dozens of people.
The Governor of Virginia in connection with these events in Charlottesville imposed the state of emergency, and the mayor’s office announced the cancellation of the event the right-wing. To resolve the situation was brought additional forces of state police and National guard soldiers.
When the police almost managed to restore order in the Garden of Emancipation, in the center of Charlottesville into a crowd of citizens protesting against the actions of right-wing, at high speed crashed into a Dodge Challenger. Killed 32-year-old woman, 19 others got injured, some of them hospitalized in serious or even critical condition.
The driver tried to escape but was detained. It was the 20-year-old Alex James fields, Jr. of Ohio. He was indicted on one count of murder in the second degree (intentional but not premeditated murder), three counts of bodily harm and one count of leaving the scene of the crime. Motives not clear until the end. In many American media of the action fields, named «domestic terrorism».
In the second half of the day on Saturday near Charlottesville crashed police Bell 407 helicopter that provided support to forces engaged in public security, two people were killed. Based on the available information, the helicopter crash was not the result of someone’s malicious actions. The causes of the crash are being investigated. The names of the dead: Lieutenant J. Cullen (48) and pilot Burke Bates (40).
Trump spoke on TV and declared that condemns «hatred, fanaticism and violence», not specifically condemning neo-Nazis and the ku-Klux-klinovcem. John Cole, the cartoonist from Pennsylvania, has published on the social network Twitter a series of cartoons on the theme of these events. One picture, a man in a hat with the inscription «bring Back America was the greatness of the» Hitler mustache standing in front of the American flag and welcomed him with the Nazi salute. Note that the above phrase was the campaign slogan of the current President of the United States.
Another caricature trump is depicted standing in front of a crowd of the ku-Klux-klinovcem and «white Suprematism» and invites you to join him for a couple of blacks. Another picture is a parody of the play The Producers, where the hero – Jewish-accountant – participates in the formulation of a happy life the seed of Hitler.