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Horus the Avenger
White Rabbit Radio is an online community of racists dedicated to spreading a message called the ‘Mantra’. The extremist group is lead by a mysterious figure, called Horus the Avenger. Horus the Avenger’s real name is Timothy Gallaher Murdock (1970), although he sometimes uses the name Tom Worth in radio interviews and on the Internet. Murdock is a single man living in his parents’ basement. He cares for his terminally ill mother and devotes the rest of his time to ‘Horus the Avenger’s Follow the White Rabbit’, an online allegory designed to expose ‘white genocide’, patterned after Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.
Murdock is part of the white supremacist movement, dedicated to reversing the allegations of racism, implying that anybody who speaks out against racism is therefore ‘anti-white’. The proponents of this strategy are followers of Bob Whitaker, a former Republican congressional aid and minor Reagan administration appointee, who embraced white supremacy and began writing for neo-Nazi publications. Whitaker is considered by his followers to be an expert on political propaganda and have adopted his belief that the key to successful propaganda is to come up with simple slogans and repeat them as much as possible.
The ‘Mantra’, spread by Murdock, is a short, eight-paragraph statement based on Whitaker’s racist views. From the ‘Mantra’, Whitaker supporters developed the shorter phrase ‘Anti-Racist is a Code Word for Anti-White’, which they endlessly repeat. Whitaker and Murdock followers plaster this slogan everywhere— on the web, on signs, stickers, banners, and on billboards.
In the late 2013 an anonymous white supremacist leased a 3,5 by 7-meter billboard in Harrison, Arkansas, for a year in order to display this racist phrase.
See also Reagan and Lewis Carroll.
‘White Rabbit Radio, Font of Racist Genocide Claims, Run by Michigander’, Southern Poverty Law Centre , retrieved 30 April 2014 'Arkansas Racist Billboard Part of White Supremacist Strategy’, ADL Blogs, retrieved 30 April 2014
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