This afternoon, a gunman apparently shot at least one person at the Holocaust Museum in Washington, DC. MSNBC is reporting that the suspected shooter, who also sustained gunshot wounds, is James Von Brunn, a white supremacist born in 1920. Brunn has been approvingly cited on Stormfront, a national white supremacist website. He is apparently the author of a tract called, “Kill the Best Gentiles,” which his website describes as “a new, hard-hitting exposé of the JEW CONSPIRACY to destroy the White gene-pool.” Brunn, a WWII veteran, also wrote a screed on President Obama’s citizenship that was re-posted to popular right-wing message board Free Republic:
A Department of Homeland Security report leaked earlier this year — and subsequently retracted — warned of right-wing extremists “that are primarily hate-oriented (based on hatred of particular religious, racial or ethnic groups).”
Brunn concluded, “Prepare to die, White America — you deserve it.”
,Free Republic has now deleted the thread in which von Brunn’s writings were posted and linked to.