JonTron Says 'Wealthy Blacks Commit More Crimes Than Poor Whites' In Racist Tirade - We The Unicorns

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2017 has not been JonTron’s yr. After a historical past of hinting staunchly right-wing views, Jon has doubled down on his nationalistic rhetoric and appears to be getting extra hardline by the day. Beforehand in 2017, he acquired large backlash for criticising each the Women’s March and pro-women sentiments in general; and now he appears to have turned his focus to racial politics.

In a marathon tirade throughout a livestream with fellow gaming YouTuber Future, Jon expressed quite a few extremely controversial (and in some instances factually incorrect) opinions about race, immigration and crime.

A Reddit consumer has compiled a full list of his statements, however right here is just some examples:

  • Arguing that the US must be stored majority white.
  • Colonialism benefitted the people who have been colonised.
  • America was constructed by white individuals and is a white nation.
  • Claiming their have been “Muslim riots” in European nations.
  • That there isn't any discrimination in Western nations.
  • That rich “blacks” [sic] create extra crime than poor white individuals.

This final quote about “rich blacks” and “poor whites” raised eyebrows instantly. When pressed by Future to offer proof to again up this declare, Jon declined – possible as a consequence of the truth that there isn't any knowledge that backs up this declare. There seems to be no dependable knowledge that correlates with what Jon said, and it’s not clear the place he heard this info. Equally, his statements about “Muslim riots” in nations just like the UK has raised questions. There have been no such riots within the UK that may correlate to what he's asserting. Future, for his half, spent the stream arguing towards most of Jon’s factors.

As you possibly can think about, the response to Jon’s feedback has been … heated. Numerous followers have begun to desert him over his feedback; that are, in some instances, the target definition of racism.

Right here’s what Jon’s personal dedicated Subreddit seems like in the meanwhile:

And this:

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This goodbye message appears to characterize a big swathe of followers.

With over a thousand up-votes, it appears many followers really feel as this consumer does.

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It’s solely truthful to confess that sure, there are individuals defending Jon’s feedback; Although it's value noting that most of the individuals defending his feedback are doing so as a result of they too share his obvious opinions on race.

If you wish to watch the complete stream (not likely probably the most satisfying strategy to spend two hours tbh, however hey it’s as much as you) then you possibly can see it right here:

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