The Montana ski resort town of Whitefish is an unlikely flash point between the white supremacists and residents trying to preserve the small town the reputation of a cosy holiday destination.
But that is just what happened after a so-called “alt-right” movement leader’s mother said last week she was pressured to sell her property and cancellation of her son’s views.
Richard Spencer and his mother Sherry Spencer are part-time residents, and Spencer’s National Policy Institute is located.
A white supremacist website called for a “troll ” war” against members of the White Jewish community and their supporters.
An e-mail, warns the advocacy group, Love Lives Here in the Flathead Valley to leave while they still can.
Rachel Carroll Rivas of the Montana Human Rights Network, says the harassment has led to the fear in the entire city.