Musings —12.11.2016 09:27 AM—
News coming on my new book soon. In the meantime, here’s a link and a snippet from the New York Times huge feature on Trump’s neo-Nazi fans in this morning’s paper.
The deceptively benign phrase “alt-right” now peppers the national conversation, often in ways that play down its fundamental beliefs, which have long been considered intolerant and hateful. The term’s recent prevalence corresponds with the rise of President-elect Donald J. Trump; alt-right leaders say his inflammatory statements and Twitter habits in the campaign energized, even validated, their movement.