What draws people to anarchy? Left-wing extremism and smashing stuff but mostly smashing stuff - Hot Air Hot Air:
"The Washington Post published a piece today titled “What draws Americans to anarchy? It’s more than just smashing windows.”
The story itself isn’t as dumb as the headline suggests, but it never does demonstrate that what draws people to anarchism is anything beyond a kind of left-wing outlaw chic.
Legba Carrefour was one of the organizers behind Disrupt J20, the group of black bloc anarchists who created hassles at inauguration checkpoints and riots through parts of Washington, D.C.
Carrefour tells the Post he became an anarchist after watching the G20 protests in Seattle on television.
He knows smashing things turns people off but tells the Post, “The notion of convincing people is a liberal idea.”
He adds, “I also think it’s important to attack the symbols of capitalism. It’s just property at the end of the day.”..."