Accused Far-Right Killer Has Bizarre, Troubled Past | Talking Points Memo

So this morning, the story of Shawna Forde — the alleged ringleader in the recent murder of a nine-year-old girl and her father near the US-Mexico border — appeared to be pretty run-of-the-mill stuff: it looked like your standard plot to start a “revolution against the US government” by recruiting members of the Aryan Nations to a vigilante anti-immigrant border-patrol group, in order to rob Mexican drug cartels, then use that money to free kidnap victims in Syria.

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