The Flathead Memo reports that Taylor Rose, the former GOP legislative staffer who wrote that the “secessionist movement needs more oxygen” has filed for office in Columbia Falls House District 3. That seat is currently held by Rep. Zac Perry, a legislator who has earned the respect of locals of both parties for his fair, thoughtful approach to lawmaking.
According to his own writings, Rose believes that the government plans to “eliminate” the Internet and redefine terrorism as “American Patriots, rather than jihadists.” He has also written on such topics as “Forging Anglosphere Identity” and pines for a “future female rejection of the 1960s feminist and sexual revolutions.”
Cowgirl readers will recall that while Rose worked for Sen. Debby Barrett (R-Dillon) he deleted his entire twitter account after it was discovered that he tweeted that water rights for Native Americans was “the great tragedy of the 2015 #mtleg.”
Taylor Rose was the former vice-president of “Youth for Western Civilization,” an agitator for European hard-right white nationalist movements and a writer for the online conspiracy site World Net Daily. As you can see from the screenshot above, his Facebook page includes public support for Austria’s right-wing anti-immigrant party.
Cowgirl tipsters have also uncovered some of Rose’s more unsavory beliefs. As the Southern Law Poverty Center reports, Rose wrote that:
“the federal government has one thing in mind: the complete and total overhaul of the American liberty system and the destruction of all Christian, patriotic and elements of right-wing power in the United States.”
He has been tied to white nationalist groups in the U.S. and Europe:
He has also written a book describing his utopian ideal which he says will emerge from the “New World Order.” James Conner has uncovered more information on this guy’s background, which you’ll want to go read.