The news media narrative that Trump is emboldening white supremacy took a hit yesterday. There were probably 20 journalists for every white nationalist in DC.
The GOP will face the unsettling reality that they don’t have much of a mandate for pro-growth conservative policies, or indeed for any specific set of policies at all.
Jamelle Bouie is right about one thing: the racial social contract we’ve had is over. Whites aren’t content to let everyone but them get special treatment any more.
Vox Day says the alt-right is conservative. It’s actually an identity movement on par with Black Lives Matter, La Raza, the Council on American-Islamic Relations, and other products of cultural Marxism.
Neither conservatism nor the GOP has been acting as the cover for clandestine bigotry. There is, however, a group of people reacting to racial identity politics.
The white working class thinks Donald Trump can solve its economic problems. But their problems aren’t primarily economic, they’re cultural.
White people are being asked—or pushed—to take stock of their whiteness and identify with it more. This is a remarkably bad idea.
For me, conservatism has always been a rejection of identity in favor of ideas. So much for that.
Donald Trump could transform the Republican Party into a coalition focused on white identity politics. We’ve seen this in Europe, and it’s bad.
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