Rep. Steve King (R-IA) in recent months has retweeted a popular white nationalist YouTuber and a British neo-Nazi — with no apology and facing no consequence from his party or Congress.
He did it again Tuesday night, endorsing Faith Goldy, a white nationalist candidate for mayor of Toronto.
Faith Goldy, an excellent candidate for Toronto mayor, pro Rule of Law, pro Make Canada Safe Again, pro balanced budget, &…BEST of all, Pro Western Civilization and a fighter for our values. @FaithGoldy will not be silenced. https://t.co/uqkeaUjm7i
— Steve King (@SteveKingIA) October 17, 2018
In December last year, Goldy recited the white nationalist slogan known as the “14 words” during an interview. “Are you trying to get me to say the 14 words?” she asked. “Do you want me to do it?”
“We must secure the existence of our people and a future for white children,” she said.
Around the same time, she joined the white nationalist King later retweeted, Lana Lokteff, and YouTuber Lauren Rose in a taped discussion. Right Wing Watch described the livestream as “full-throated endorsements of ethno-nationalism.”
Goldy called entho-nationalism — as opposed to “civic nationalism” — “the greatest propeller of human history when determining the maker or breaker of empire of civilization,” and asserted: “It is a natural tribal instinct for human communities to go with their own. So the question is, are we going to continue to work against nature and try to rise above it even though we’re 40, 50, 60 years into this experiment?”
In April, Goldy promoted a book written by the Romanian fascist Corneliu Codreanu that calls for eliminating “the Jewish menace,” as reported by PressProgress.
Goldy used to work for Rebel Media, considered by some a Canadian version of Breitbart News, until she was fired after attending the United The Right Rally in Charlottesville, Virginia and then giving an interview about it to a podcast affiliated with The Daily Stormer, the neo-Nazi website.
Her interviewer, Robert “Azzmador” Ray, eventually asked her if she’d ever seen her then-boss at Rebel, Ezra Levant, mix meat and dairy (Levant is Jewish). “If you ever offer him free bacon…” Goldy joked in response. After Goldy’s firing, The Daily Stormer called Levant “the great Canadian kike.”
Goldy rejects the white nationalist label, but has reported on non-existent “white genocide.”
She’s been endorsed by other Americans, as well: The anti-Muslim provocateur Laura Loomer endorsed her campaign. And the President’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, posed for pictures with her late last month. She’s been interviewed by the right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.