Special Episode: Patriot Front at Pride in Idaho

On June 11, 2022 31 alleged members of Patriot Front were arrested near the Pride celebration in Coeur d’Alene Idaho. Brad speaks with two people who were at the event–Alicia Abbott of The Idaho 97 and Chad Schobert, who was born and raised in the region. They talk about how even before Patriot Front arrived there were armed militia members circling the Pride event, how all of this fits into the radicalization of the region during the Trump years, and the experience of living in a Christian nationalist, anti-government, wannabe theocratic state.

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