Colorado Springs Independent, “Recent stunts suggest anti-”alt-left” propaganda campaign just got local”

Local anti-fascists believe the graffiti is a forgery. First of all, explained Jack, there are several stylistic tells: The anarchist “A” should be the first “A” in “antifa,” not the last; the three downward facing arrows signifying anti-fascism are nowhere to be found; and the scrawl was done freehand, not with a stencil. Plus, Jack continued, if it were truly anti-fascist graffiti, comrades would be in the know since the collective organization routinely communicates about what to tag, where to tag it and who will do the tagging so there’s consensus about the message. Venezia Park never ran by the group as a target, he says.

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