Politics | A weekend altercation in New York spotlights a nationalist group called the Proud Boys
by Emily Belz
Posted 10/17/18, 01:16 pm
A New York moment:
The media here are buzzing over incidents surrounding an event the Metropolitan Republican Club hosted with Proud Boys leader Gavin McInnes on Friday. First and foremost is the surprising decision of the club—with its staid, establishment Republican reputation—to host the leader of a nationalist group that appears to be a sort of counter to the antifa movement. It’s no wonder then that violence broke out.