Idaho Far Right Leader Ammon Bundy Goes On Tour After Online Crackdown
Idahoans have been familiar with far-right groups for a while. But the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6 put them back into the national conversation. At least three people from Idaho have been arrested for their involvement in the storming of the federal building.
More recently, anti-government leader Ammon Bundy did a kind of lecture tour in neighboring Utah after mainstream social media platforms responded to the insurrection by cracking down on these kinds of groups.
Boise-based reporter Heath Druzin followed Bundy during his stops auditoriums and gathering places in Utah. He spoke with Idaho Matters about the story wrote on the far-right leader for PostIndustrial Magazine, including why we should take Bundy seriously.