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Nick Fuentes, Kanye West, and Students for Ye
Last week I wrote a Nick Fuentes and Students for Ye explainer for Talking Points Memo. In the time since the article was published, two Fuentes associates antagonized students at Florida Atlantic University with Ye rhetoric. Tyler Russell and Dalton Clodfelter set up a table with a Steven Crowder style “Ye Is Right, Change My Mind” banner (because nothing on the right is original). Of course, the table was right outside of the school’s Hillel office, though they claimed to not know what Hillel was.
The video compilation from the “event” is exactly what you imagine — students upset that Ye loves Hitler, and Russell and Clodfelter responding with zingers such as “we didn’t even bring up the Jews, why are you bringing them up?” and “we can also debate how many people died in the Holocaust.”
Russell and Clodfelter have said they will be hosting ten more of these events at college campuses in the near future.
Please give the story a read, and let me know if you have Fuentes/Ye questions! I also went on Posting Through It with Jared Holt (who suggested the term “YeAnon” to describe Fuentes’ baking of The Prophecy of Ye) to talk about Fuentes, Ye, Steven Crowder’s bank account, and gas stoves.