Richard Spencer, the self-proclaimed white nationalist and leader of the “alt-right” (a phrase he coined) movement, was punched in the face at a Trump inauguration protest Friday after denying that he was a Nazi.
Spencer was speaking in front of a group of people who were asking him questions such as, “Are you a neo-Nazi?” to which he responded no. He was then asked if he liked black people, and he said, “Why not? Sure.”
“Would you marry a black woman?” the person asked. Spencer did not answer that question.
Spencer then told the group that neo-Nazis and members of the Ku Klux Klan actually hate him, and it is at that point that a man walked up from the crowd and punched Spencer in the face.
Spencer seemed more shocked than hurt by the punch.
“I was just assaulted twice by antifas. No serious damage. I can take a punch,” …