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Democrat State Rep. Ras Smith retweeted a thread from Max Berger on Twitter. Berger, a former Elizabeth Warren aide, wrote:

“We don’t need unity with fascists. We need unity against fascists.

“If Republicans want to unite the country, they can show they’re willing to oppose a man who literally tried to have them killed in order to overturn the results of a presidential election. If they’re not willing to do the barest of minimums, they should shut the f*ck up forever.

“Before we can unite the country, it would be great if Republicans could clarify their stance on armed fascist insurrections.

“No healing with Neo-confederates. No unity with Neo-Nazis.

“We need to crush them this time.”

Not exactly a message of healing and unity.

For his part, Smith tweeted on Jan. 6:

“They are not protestors. These are traitors to our Union and should treated (sic) as domestic terrorist.”

In the summer, he was retweeting messages from Des Moines Black Lives Matter. That group, of course, had members arrested multiple times and destroyed a Des Moines Police squad car.

It would be interesting to know who exactly are the “fascists” that they tweet about. And how they intended to “crush” them.

Author: Jacob Hall