“I support Assad because he's the defender of Middle Eastern Christianity"
The brutal leader at the center of Syria’s five-year-long war has
found support in one of the least likely places — among the alt-right.
white nationalists and trolls who identify with the alt-right have
lifted up Bashar al-Assad as a hero in recent years. Support for the
Syrian president means they can further tangled internet conspiracy
theories, taps into a deep vein of anti-Semitism, anti-interventionism,
and anti-globalism, and allows them to wind up their biggest enemy:
liberals. (You got that right at least: liberals = commies)