As we await Operation American Spring (read: Right Wing Make Obama Leave Rally 2: Electric Boogaloo), one of the organizers says that militias from across the country are planning to attend to demand that Obama leave the White House because, well, they don’t like him very much.
I fought all through the Cold War and to me I’ve never seen a threat to the United States any greater than the internal threat that Obama and his administration and a Congress that does nothing reflect. We’re in a serious, grave situation. It’s a reason we’re going to Washington to try, to try. I fear the next step, if this doesn’t happen, is going to be something that not a combat soldier wants to see. We’ve been through the carnage, we’ve seen it, we understands what happens and that’s the last thing we want.…
The militias all across the nation are mobilizing. They’ve got rules of engagement already established, they’re not coming up there with any weapons, they’re not coming up there with any criminal intent or illegal lawlessness or anything else, they’re just patriots, Americans who happen to belong to a militia. They’re coming to voice the same thing: we want our nation back and we want our Constitution restored to where it’s the law of the land, not individuals.
Oh goodie, the militias are involved. That will end well. But it’s become quite obvious that what the far right wants is an actual coup, either by the military or by some other means. Jim Garrow, Erik Rush and many others have been openly calling for that.