On Friday, authorities arrested a St. Louis man suspected of making at least eight bomb threats to multiple Jewish Community Centers across the country.
The disturbing story of a recent wave of threats against Jewish centers and schools has gained national prominence, resulting in widespread speculation about who exactly the phone terrorist could be. One narrative promoted by various left-wing publications was that the source of the threats almost certainly came from the ranks of the left’s favorite villains, Donald Trump supporters.
Well, it turns out that the suspect, Juan Thompson, is anything but a Trump fan. Instead, he appears to be an unhinged, radical leftist. In fact, one of the left-wing outlets that chided Trump for refusing to “accept that his allies are targeting Jews” was Thompson’s former employer. While his motives are still being investigated, he was also charged with cyber-stalking his Jewish ex-girlfriend, which might have something to do with his anti-Jewish threats.
Below are six things you need to know about Thompson.