ABC NewsBy JASON RYAN | ABC News – 20 hrs ago
A gang of anarchists arrested for allegedly plotting to blow up a Cleveland, Ohio bridge also talked about attacking an upcoming NATO summit in Chicago and this summer’s Republican National Convention in Florida, according to authorities.
Douglas Wright, 26, Brandon Baxter, 20, and Anthony Hayne, 35, all self-described anarchists, have been charged with conspiracy and attempted use of explosive materials to damage physical property affecting interstate commerce. Two other men Conner Stevens, 20 and Joshua Stafford, 23 were also arrested and may face similar charges. </snip>
Why is it, Anarchists (fundamentally no Government Philosophy) only target Republicans (my perception)?
If ones fundamental Philosophy is No Government, wouldn’t Democrats be equally targeted?
Is Anarchist just a smoke screen for Militant Liberal?
This isnt about Republican bashing, it is about what the real definition of Anarchist is and why they targeting seems to be one sided.
For Reference, the American Heritage Online Dictionary definition
- The theory or doctrine that all forms of government are oppressive and undesirable and should be abolished.
- Active resistance and terrorism against the state, as used by some anarchists.
- Rejection of all forms of coercive control and authority: “He was inclined to anarchism; he hated system and organization and uniformity” (Bertrand Russell)
(Colored text my emphasis)
Just to emphasize, Im looking for a lively discussion, not just partisan knee jerk bashing.