In modern American history, there have been several instances of virulent, outspoken anti-Semites attaining various positions of power, from former Secretary of State John Foster Dulles to WWII era radio protagonist Father Coughlan to nation of islam founder Louis Farahkan, and others. Included in that list is a man who did not have quite the power status of the others, but who was, with likely only one exception in Father Coughlan, the most outspoken hate monger of them all, former politician John G. Schmitz.
John G. Schmitz was a republican California State Senator from Orange County, Ca. for six years until 1970 when he was elected to Congress, where he served four years. In 1972 he was the American Independent Party (the party formed by former Alabama governor and
John G. Schmitz’ outspoken opinions included calling the 1965 Watts’ Riots a “a Communist operation”, he said that public universities should be sold to private corporations in order to stop student protests, and he regularly made virulent anti-Semitic statements, Continue reading