Category Archives: Politics

Ronan v Trump

My favorite passage from Ronan Farrow’s new piece on Trump in The New Yorker (which MSNBC and CNN will be discussing for the next 2,000 hours straight): Afterward, McDougal wrote, she “went to see him every time he was in … Continue reading

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First Things: “The Impossibility Of “Alt-Right Christianity””

Writing in First Things, Connor Grubaugh writes on “The Impossibility Of “Alt-Right Christianity””, which is largely a response to Hunter Wallace’s articulation of a race realist Christianity. [T]hose who ascribe the achievements of Western culture to race rather than providence … Continue reading

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Reuters/Ipsos Poll: White Consciousness is Coalescing in the U.S.

Larry Sabato is rather alarmed at the results of a new Reuters/Ipsos poll (with a good sample size of 5,360). The poll’s full results and methodology are available here, with crosstabs available here. Sabato writes: A new Reuters/Ipsos poll conducted in conjunction … Continue reading

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Interesting Flickers in Jonah Goldberg Interview

This interview of Jonah Goldberg by Ben Domenech is instructive. Of the #NeverTrumpers among Conservative, Inc., the two discuss (at the 10:00 marker) how GOPE has for the most part begun to adjust to Trump’s agenda, except for the “the … Continue reading

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Dreher: “Christians, Take The Alt-Right Seriously”

Currently, the #1 article on TAC is Rod Dreher’s piece titled “Christians, Take The Alt-Right Seriously”, which is itself a riff on Michael Rose’s recent piece in First Things titled “The Anti-Christian Alt-Right”. Rose writes: The alt-right is anti-Christian. Not by … Continue reading

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Glenn Beck Discovers the Alt Right’s Dr. Evil

This recent harangue by Glenn Beck (he’s still alive!) is quite possibly the greatest thing ever. Beck dons full tin foil hat on this one, arguing that the Alt Right, and Europe’s Identitarian & other populist movements, are part of … Continue reading

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NYT: Eli Mosely’s Lie = The Entirety of the AR

A recent NYT article by one Emma Cott proudly doxes Eli Mosely, in addition to getting to its central point: Mosely lied about serving in Iraq and how this deception is some sort of analogy for the Alt-Right itself (“How … Continue reading

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Rings v. Rand

A very good recent article on the history of science fiction has this great quote from TV and comics writer John Rogers: “There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old’s life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas … Continue reading

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NYT: Salivating at Red States Turning Blue

Writing in the NYT, Will Wilkinson argues that the economic consequences of Trump’s tax law will work towards making Red states Blue (“The Republican Tax Bill Could Turn Texas Blue”). His basic argument: Re-locators tend to be Millennials, and Millennials … Continue reading

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NYT: “The State of the (White Nationalist) Union”

It’s the day after SOTU, so the NYT naturally gives precious SOTU-related op-ed space to Kashana Cauley (“The State of the (White Nationalist) Union”): This fatalist, white nationalist view of the world is a reminder that if last night was … Continue reading

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