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Diary Of A Racist Cop Killer

Gavin Long (YouTube screengrab)

Gavin Eugene Long, who murdered three Baton Rouge cops today, was a narcissist who fancied himself a race warrior, a ladies man, and a lifestyle coach. A selection of his tweets:

What’s so interesting about reading Long’s Twitter feed is that he’s pretty clearly not concerned with racial injustice. For him, it’s all about masculinity and power. Those three Baton Rouge police officers he murdered today were real men; he was a punk to the marrow.

about the author

Rod Dreher is a senior editor at The American Conservative. A veteran of three decades of magazine and newspaper journalism, he has also written three New York Times bestsellers—Live Not By Lies, The Benedict Option, and The Little Way of Ruthie Lemingas well as Crunchy Cons and How Dante Can Save Your Life. Dreher lives in Baton Rouge, La.

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