He noticed it while reading about a court hearing for James Fields Jr. on Monday, Aug. 14. The neo-Nazi was accused of plowing his car into a crowd at the white nationalist rally, leaving a 32-year-old woman dead and injuring at least 19 other people who were protesting at the time.
The article displayed a photo taken by Reuters of a riled Matthew Heimbach, leader of the white nationalist Unite the Right rally, who appeared outside the court to voice his displeasure after a judge denied bond for Fields.
Although the white supremacist’s clothing was largely overlooked by most people given the context, it was the first thing Jack saw. That’s because Heimbach was wearing a T-shirt portraying a picture of Corneliu Zelea Condreanu, leader of the Romanian fascist Legion of Saint Michael the Archangel and the Iron Guard political party ― both linked to the Nazi party.