You don’t have to be white to be accused of being a white supremacist, as some of those caught up in the rush to denounce racists and fascists in the wake of Charlottesville can attest.
Take Shiva Ayyadurai and Daniel Alejandro Medina. Neither is white, but both were featured speakers at Saturday’s small free speech rally in Boston, which drew an estimated 15,000 protesters determined to counter what had been widely billed by foes as a white supremacist gathering.
That’s not what video clips show. At one point Mr. Ayyadurai, a candidate for the 2018 Republican Senate nomination in Massachusetts, declared that “black lives matter” as his supporters held up signs with the messages “Black Lives Do Matter” and “No to GMO’s: Stop Monsanto.” |More…