U.S. Army Infantry Officer Announces Support Of Kaepernick & Communism

On Monday, LawNewz reported that Spenser Rapone, an infantry officer in the U.S. Army and a graduate of West Point, issued support for Colin Kaepernick with a message that says, “Communism will win.”:

Rapone posts under the handle @punkproletarian and is a member of the Democratic Socialists of America.

Under the hashtag #VeteransForKaepernick, he tweeted an image of himself raising the left clenched-fist of solidarity, support and resistance as well as the message, “Communism Will Win” taped inside of his West Point uniform cap. Also visible in the photograph is Rapone’s Combat Infantryman Badge–meaning he has fought in active ground combat.

Rapone followed up his initial post with retweeted images of other #VeteransForKaepernick in their combat uniforms.

#VeteransForKaepernick pic.twitter.com/3jnCtawvHc

— Commie Bebop🌹 (@punkproletarian) September 24, 2017

A quick visit to Rapone’s Twitter feed reveals a Soviet hammer and sickle flag prominently displayed at the top of the page. He also describes



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