Nazi Party Endorses Occupy Wall Street does the Communist Party
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 17, 2011 12:55 PM CDT
Updated Oct 22, 2011 6:30 PM CDT
Nazi Party Endorses Occupy Wall Street
Riot policemen break an Occupy Wall Street participants protest on Times Square in New York, October 15, 2011.   (Getty Images)

Well, this is one endorsement the Occupy Wall Street movement probably wasn't gunning for: The American Nazi Party has officially backed the Occupiers in a statement on its website. The ANP, which also calls itself a National Socialist party, writes that the Occupy Wall Street movement is “TAYLOR [sic] MADE for National Socialists,” and urges its members to join in. “Produce some flyers EXPLAINING the 'JEW BANKER' influence—DON’T wear anything marking you as an ‘evil racist’—and GET OUT THERE and SPREAD the WORD!”

The Daily Caller notes that the Communist Party USA also backs the Occupiers, and voiced its support in a conference call last Tuesday. A board member visited Saturday’s Occupy Chicago protest , and told the crowd, “I bring greetings and solidarity from the Communist Party. We are here, marching side-by-side. We’ll sleep here. We’ll be with this movement ’til the very—’til we make all the changes that we know we have to make.” His comments were met with "hoots and applause," reports the Daily Caller. (Click to see a video shot amid OWS protesters in NYC that has created quite a buzz.)

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