David Fry, the final holdout in the armed occupation of Oregon’s Malheur Wildlife Refuge, has surrendered to the FBI without incident. Fry only turned himself in, though, after a protracted phone conversation with other anti-government “patriot” types that one of them broadcast on a live-feed; this public conversation (and a similar one held the night before with the three other holdouts who surrendered Thursday morning) provided some insight into Fry’s set of beliefs and interests.
Some involved fairly typical far-right-wing stuff:
Others less so:
Here’s an earlier comment that’s a little odd given that Fry was involved in armed protest against the concept of public preservation:
Then there was this:
And so that’s the guy that hundreds (I’m guessing) of law enforcement officials were waiting for because he refused to end the armed occupation of a bird sanctuary. USA!