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Divided We Stand

Divided We Stand
New book about the 2020 election.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017


In Defying the Odds, we discuss Trump's relationship to bigotry.

Paul Nehlen, the alt-right guy and Bannon pal running again in a primary against Paul Ryan, has gone full Nazi.

Allison Kaplan Sommer  at Haaretz:
Several other examples of Nehlen’s increasingly combative rhetoric and quest for “white nationalist street cred” were detailed in a recent HuffPost article. Huffpost reported: “On Dec. 8, Nehlen used Gab, a micro-blogging platform used primarily by white nationalists, to repost a drawing another user had made for him. The drawing showed a puny Ryan, seen as the anti-Trump, next to a buff 'Chad' Nehlen. (Chad is an alt-right term for a fit alpha-male womanizer). In the accompanying text, Nehlen is described as having redpilled on globalism, RR and JQ.”
Redpilled, a reference to the Matrix movie trilogy, is used to describe an awakening to white supremacist teachings. RR stands for race realism, and JQ stands for the Jewish question, the anti-Semitic conspiracy theory that Jews have undue influence over the media, banking and politics.