If any of you are fans of Sargon of Akkad, a sort of Mini Me version of the Amazing Atheist, first of all, shame on you. Second, take a look at this, wherein he adopts the line from white supremacists that Heather Heyer really died of a heart attack, not from being run over by a neo-Nazi at the Charlottesville protest.
Benjamin joined Colin Robertson, known online as “Millennial Woes,” in the first installment of Robertson’s “Millenniyule 2017” interview series on Sunday, to discuss the future of the alt-right. As first pointed out by leftist twitter personality “Tom Bloke,” an early part of the discussion included Benjamin echoing white nationalist propaganda surrounding the murder of Heyer, a liberal counter-protester at the racist Unite the Right rally earlier this year in Charlottesville, Virginia.
“As I understand it, I thought Heather Hayes or Heyer or whatever her name was, I thought she died of a heart attack,” Benjamin said.“Yes. It looks like what happened is that she was shocked by seeing the car crash happening and had a heart attack,” Robertson said.
Benjamin laughed and when Robertson remarked Heyer’s alleged heart attacked seemed “a bit dramatic,” Benjamin said, “It’s more that the alt-right being blamed for someone having a heart attack, someone in tremendously bad physical condition has a heart attack, and suddenly the alt-right has murdered someone.”
This is an absolute lie. An autopsy was done on Heyer. She died from blunt force trauma from being run over by a car driven by a white supremacist, and now Sargon (Carl Benjamin) is adopting their own rhetoric to lie about her death and absolve her murderer, and thus all white supremacists, of responsibility. There should be, must be, no room in organized atheism for people like Sargon. And if you support him, that goes for you too.