Wannabe Tennessee Mayor Smiles With Neo-Nazi in Photo on Social Media – DIGIWIZ CENTRAL

Wannabe Tennessee Mayor Smiles With Neo-Nazi in Photo on Social Media

Office of Alderman Gabrielle Hanson

A far-right conspiracy theorist vying to be mayor of Franklin, Tennessee was pictured grinning next to an avowed neo-Nazi in a photo shared on the social media app Telegram on Wednesday.

Gabrielle Hanson, an alderman for the city, has weathered near-constant controversy along the campaign trail, and has most recently drawn criticism for her ties to the Tennessee Active Club, which was labeled “a part of a national network of white power hate groups” by the Southern Poverty Law Center. (After the SPLC published a report on the group in June, one member reportedly took to Telegram to proclaim: “I’m not a cuckservative, I’m an actual literal Nazi.”)

Last week, after about a dozen members of the club accompanied Hanson to a mayoral forum, saying they were there to make “sure everything goes well,” she defended their attendance.

Read more at The Daily Beast.

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