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David Brayton was featured in one of Rep. Knight;s (R-Palmdale) campaign advertisements, which has been taken down by Knight's campaign.

Warning: Story includes vulgarity and may be offensive to readers.

David Brayton, who appeared in campaign advertisements for Rep. Steve Knight (R-Palmdale) and has a long history of being an outspoken racist, has started sending death threats to local journalist Anthony Breznican.

On Nov. 6, Brayton tweeted several threats at journalist and activist Anthony Breznican. Breznican had been vocally concerned about Brayton’s social media activity, which was originally reported by the Los Angeles Times. Brayton’s previous posts include memes in favor of “white power,” jokes about black and Jewish Americans and praises of white women.

Brayton’s tweets include explicit references to white supremacy.


“Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed by the federal government for doing far less against America than what you and your ilk has done,” Brayton said in one tweet directed at Breznican. In another, Brayton said, “Go F— yourself beta boy. You haven’t won s—.”

Brayton has also directed similar tweets at Congresswoman-elect Katie Hill, President Barack Obama and CNN reporter Jim Acosta. His latest online attacks aimed at both national and local journalists come on the heels of the White House’s decision to revoke Acosta’s press pass.

This is not the first time Brayton has threatened individuals he has had disputes with. In 2015, Brayton was detained for driving with a gun next to him. He then sued Los Angeles County, Sheriff Leroy Baca, Deputy Caylee Campbell and Deputy Brad Szarkowski over his arrest. On May 25, 2015, Brayton sent a letter to the deputies’ lawyers demanding they make a settlement offer of $100,000 or else Brayton would try to have the State Bar of California disbar them, according to court documents. A similar letter was previously sent to the lawyers on March 27, 2015.

Breznican is currently discussing Brayton’s threats with officials at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station but refused to comment further at this time.

Brayton’s Twitter account was suspended as of the afternoon of Nov. 8.


This story was updated on Nov. 9 to include Brayton’s previous threats against Deputy Caylee Campbell and Deputy Brad Szarkowski.

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White supremacist threatens local journalist
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White supremacist threatens local journalist
David Brayton, who appeared in campaign advertisements for Rep. Steve Knight (R-Palmdale) and has a long history of being an outspoken racist and homophobe, has started sending death threats to local journalist Anthony Breznican.
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Mai Nguyen Do

Mai Nguyen Do is a Vietnamese American poet and researcher. She is a lifelong Santa Clarita resident and a College of the Canyons graduate. She is also the author of Ghosts Still Walking (2016) and Battlefield Blooming (2019). Find her on Twitter @DoNguyenMai.



  1. David Benghazi Brayton Posted on November 8, 2018 at 5:30 pm

    Death threats? Good Gawd you people are fucking dumb.

  2. David Benghazi Brayton Posted on November 8, 2018 at 5:35 pm

    Moderating is done by other leftist scum here? Hahaha

  3. Erin Posted on November 8, 2018 at 10:28 pm

    How nice of you to read, David. It’s good to know you are keeping track of the many articles and posts about you.

    I’m curious- was Knight the only local campaign or GOP or conservative you volunteered for or were paid by the official or his/her companies/PACs/Etc??

  4. David Benghazi Brayton Posted on November 9, 2018 at 2:00 am

    My payment well before the campaign was my new lung that also opened the door to thousands of veterans nationwide did live. All through the Clinton, Bush and Obama years all they did was talk like they were doing something but never did shit while many of us died waiting. I simply agreed to do the spot out of honor and duty, something the corrupt media had no concept of. Still surprising that the Times was egged on with this coordinated hit by this Breznican pussy. And to think they all thought I would just be collateral damage to get to Knight. Sweet…4.5 months out of lung transplant surgery, still recovering and they thought it was a good idea. Standard slash and burn democrat politics. And NO…my side doesn’t do that…we simply react. Everything they claim my side is doing is exactly what THEY are doing. Well, they picked on the wrong fucking guy and I’ll say it again. I expect to OWN the L.A. SPINELESS TIMES, Huffington post, daily kos, think progress and a slew of others. You’d be wise to not listen to the real racists, bigots
    and sexists like Breznican hiding behind his virtue signaling which obfuscate his/their true intent. Subversion of America. Which based on US law is called sedition…and sedition when proven, which will be way easy this time does include the death penalty. And I say to Anthony the beta pussy that will read this ….Come at me daisy.

  5. David Benghazi Brayton Posted on November 9, 2018 at 2:06 am

    Btw I didn’t answer your question totally. I wasn’t paid by anyone. I’m my own man period. In fact it’s funny that none of you on the left understand that it’s the men on the left that are the sole reason for the #MeToo thing. We conservative men don’t act like that. And the only reason you would have an attitude towards men in general is because you don’t even KNOW conservative men. Your narcissistic mirrors however are breaking now. And I’m just sitting here with the popcorn…ready to go.

  6. David Benghazi Brayton Posted on November 9, 2018 at 2:12 am

    Oh and to the writer of THIS libelous story? Mai Nguyen Do? Read this carefully….Defamation law has a rule regarding republication that essentially says a person who repeats defamation is as liable as the person who originally said it. Now…eat shit Miss Do. You’re on the list now too. Good luck…

  7. Rod G. Posted on November 9, 2018 at 9:07 am

    Put this white trash racist Nazi in jail and throw away the key.

  8. David Benghazi Brayton Posted on November 9, 2018 at 4:11 pm

    Rod G…so everyone else’s word is just dandy huh. You fuckin leftist bigot. Nazis are of the left moron. White trash? BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA

  9. Matt W. Posted on November 13, 2018 at 5:36 pm

    David seems unhinged

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