Michael Cushman shares his thoughts on vanguardism and mainstreaming in the Southern Nationalist movement:
“A viable Southern alternative capable of drawing a large portion of the mainstream Southern public to our side is definitely possible. If we stick to a few key issues where we have broad support then SN can become an influential movement. On the other hand, if we descend into a spiral of vantardist black-pill rhetoric (which will drive off normies and associate us with the next Dylan Roof) then we will not grow or gain influence. Sadly, I have seen too much of the latter on social media. This venting and signaling never helps our cause; its temporary high from postering and proving how “hard core” one is comes at a big cost for our cause and any group affiliated with such rhetoric.
We have already seen how the UKIP succeeded in secession from the (anti-) European Union by targeting only a few key issues (UK sovereignty, EU corruption and mass immigration). And we have seen how a violent vantardist nearly sunk UKIP’s broad coalition of patriots and secessionists. As SNs we should learn from these events; there is much insight here to be gained….”
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Aside from chatting with a few of their members, I’ve never had any contact with them, but the Texas Nationalist Movement sounds like the closest thing to the UKIP approach in the United States. They’ve been steadily hammering away at the idea of Texas independence and have picked up momentum from the BREXIT vote. If Hillary wins in November, I think the #Texit movement is the most likely to catch fire. They seem to be well positioned to take advantage of that scenario playing out.
Once again, I know little about them aside from the fact that they dominate the secession scene out there. I will put the question to our Texas readers: what are your thoughts on the Texas Nationalist Movement? What has been your experience with them?