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How white supremacy morphed into white 'victimization'

After the deadly, race-fueled clashes in Charlottesville, Va., I found the most memorable internet meme to be a news photo of torch-carrying white supremacists captioned: "Vanilla ISIS."

That's appropriate on several levels, most horrifically in the car that crashed into a crowd of peaceful counter-protestors, killing one and injuring at least 18 others.

Ramming vehicles into crowds of innocent people is a tactic we have come to associate with the latest phase of Islamic State terrorism.

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