Cops Confuse ANTHRAX Logo with ANTIFA – 2021

The Daily Beast: The police bulletin’s mention of an “ANTIFA” patch worn by a gun-wielding man might have made officers fear violence on the left. But it was just the logo of a metal band.

A man who drew a gun and put a protester in a headlock at a “Back The Blue” rally during the peak of police-brutality protests last year openly displayed anti-fascist sympathies, according to a confidential police bulletin circulated months later.

“‘ANTIFA’ is a patch on the right shoulder of the subject,” reads the bulletin, a copy of which was obtained by The Daily Beast.

But the patch does not say “ANTIFA” at all. It’s a logo patch for the heavy metal band Anthrax. READ MORE