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Trump Trial Self-Immolator Posted Dizzying Manifesto Online

Posted on AllSides April 19th, 2024
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Erin O’Flynn/The Daily Beast/St. Augustine Police Department

The man who doused himself with accelerant and set himself ablaze outside Donald Trump’s Manhattan trial on Friday published an online manifesto, declaring that he self-immolated to warn the world about an “apocalyptic fascist world coup.”

The self-immolating conspiracy theorist was identified by cops as Max Azzarello, a 37-year-old from St. Augustine, Florida, who was in critical condition on Friday afternoon. He declared online that his act was an “extreme act of protest ... to draw attention to an urgent and important discovery.”

His Substack manifesto is a dizzying document...

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