Trump is 'Waking Up the Next Tim McVeigh,' Prominent Former Neo-Nazi says
Trump's hysterical rhetoric could ignite another mass-casualty attack, says the man whose life was dramatized in 'American History X'
Frank Meeink, the former neo-Nazi whose troubled life inspired the explosive hit movie American History X, says Donald Trump’s incendiary rhetoric is inviting “another Timothy McVeigh” to carry out a mass-casualty bombing of a federal facility or other kind spectacular attack.
“There are Timothy McVeighs everywhere,” Meeink said in a Tuesday phone interview about the Proud Boys and other rightwing extremists descending on Washington, D.C.—with the president’s encouragement—to protest the congressional vote sealing his electoral defeat. “Every hour that this madness goes on, we are waking up more and more Timothy McVeighs.”
McVeigh, a Gulf War army veteran and white-power aficionado, used a powerful homemade truck bomb to attack the Alfred P. Murrah federal office building in Oklahoma City in 1995, killing 168 people and wounding more than 680 others. He was quickly apprehended and eventually executed in 2001.
Meeink says his own years as a white power, neo-Nazi skinhead leader in the e…