Socialist Juggalos gear up to fight pro-Trump ‘Nazis,’ and the internet is loving it

With everyone reporting on the fact that there will be Trump Supports and Juggalos marching on Washington at the same time for different causes it’s awesome to see what the rest of the internet thinks of this shit. Most of the time publications do make light of the situation when reporting on it. This post shows the love, support and sometimes humorous opinions from regular ninjas via Twitter. Not just the journalists.

Everyone is suddenly pro-Juggalo and I’m fuckin’ lovin’ it, homies.

It’s definitely worth checking out. You can see that by CLICKING HERE or check it out below.

Props to Jay Hathaway.

Socialist Juggalos gear up to fight pro-Trump ‘Nazis,’ and the internet is loving it

It’s easy to make fun of Juggalos, the oft-misunderstood fans of clown-painted rappers Insane Clown Posse, but some on the left are embracing them as a line of defense against white supremacy in the U.S. The Juggalo March on Washington, a protest against the government’s classification of Juggalos as a gang, will take place at the National Mall on Sept. 16, the same day as the pro-Trump “Mother of All Rallies.” There’s no love lost between the two sides.

“Let’s make sure we make more noise than those bitch Neo-Nazies, am I right? whoop whoop,” one poster wrote on the Juggalo March event page, which is full of communist and working-class Juggalo memes. It’s possible that internet socialists are the ones pushing the meme that Juggalos are the new communist vanguard, but the response on the page is mostly positive.

And, to some, Juggalos have always been “woke,” so it comes as no surprise that they would take a stand against the alt-right, the loosely affiliated conservative wing that harbors white supremacists.

Juggalos call themselves a “family,” and, as a group they’ve long been anti-racist, anti-KKK, and anti-Nazi. ICP has songs decrying “redneck” racists and has rapped about “scalping skinheads” and “shitting on a rebel flag.” Their fans were quick to condemn reality star Tila Tequila when she came out as a Nazi.

And ICP have already burnt a Confederate flag on stage, so their credentials to fight the people who enjoy statues of Robert E. Lee are impeccable.

The natural overlap between working-class Juggalos and the internet’s Democratic Socialists is strong—the two groups could unite to become brothers in the “struggalo.” Many on the left are already expressing their optimism about ICP fans as allies.

No one thought the American culture wars would come down to a battle between fans of a clown rap group and fans of a reality TV businessman (who happens to be the president), but when you really think about it, it was inevitable:

Let’s avoid a second civil war out there, people. Whoop whoop!





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