National Review: Why Democrats Need to Name and Isolate Violent Street Activists

I encourage our readers to read this important post at National Review by Dan McLaughlin aka “Baseball Crank”:

National Review:

“As I noted yesterday, Joe Biden has thus far skated on having to identify who in his party and on his own half of the political spectrum is responsible for riots, looting, arson, and other street violence over the past few months. This taps into a broader point I’ve been making for a while now, one that applies equally to radical Muslims, the alt-right, and QAnon, and even goes back to how the American labor movement handled Communists and how Bill Buckley dealt with the Birchers: You defeat dangerous extremist factions — whether on your own side or on the other side of the spectrum — by naming them as a distinct group and isolating them, not by allowing them to gain legitimacy and cover by blending into a broader movement. And the lead role in that process has to take place among their ideological fellow-travelers. The insistence on “there is no Antifa” and on allowing the Black Lives Matter movement (like the Women’s March before it) to blur the lines between its mainstream appeal and its extreme members is a recipe for the growth of the particular forms of extremism taking root there.

Individual members of those groups might be welcome into the broader mainstream movement — this is a democracy, so every mainstream faction will include some sketchy people in the ranks of its ordinary voters — but only once they see that doing so separates them from the radicals and weakens them. The typical defense of Biden is to argue that Republicans have struggled with this of late on account of Donald Trump’s inability to do just that, and his tendency to embrace conspiracy theories (such as Birtherism) and to amplify on Twitter the voices of all sorts of disreputable people. But then, if “it’s okay because Trump does it” is your defense, what exactly is your argument for your candidate? And more to the point, the time to quarantine the virus of extremism is before its spread in your own community becomes impossible to contain.”

This is a clear example of the norm of consensus antiracism.

The mainstream Right and mainstream Left agree to uphold antiracism as a norm and to stigmatize and isolate as an “extremist” anyone who violates that norm. The choice offered to voters in every election is between conservative liberalism (antiracism) or progressive liberalism (antiracism). As a result, there is never any meaningful political change on that front within the mainstream.

Dan McLaughlin invites the mainstream Left to police the Far Left by marginalizing Antifa and Black Lives Matter. The mainstream Left responds by laughing in his face and accusing the GOP of “white supremacy.” McLaughlin is a dope. The Far Left is represented in Congress. It is officially part of the Democratic coalition. It is represented in the “mainstream” by the Democrats who go on to say that America is racist to the core and must be dismantled. In fact, White America is “racist” by definition now. McLaughlin is a privileged White male who suffers from White Fragility in criticizing the racial justice movement.

White Nationalists, the Alt-Right, “American Nationalists” (whatever label you want to use for the same constituency of racially conscious White voters) vote for the Republican Party. In exchange, the GOP stigmatizes and marginalizes them in American society by upholding consensus antiracism. They are never represented in the Republican coalition. Conservatives condemn “identity politics” by which they mean solely the legitimacy of White people having a positive sense of racial or ethnic identity and organizing to advance their group interests. In contrast, the American conservative liberal movement believes homosexuals and transsexuals are “mainstream” groups with legitimate interests. White identity is beyond the pale. Gay marriage is respectable though. Ask Ric Grenell about Joe Biden’s homophobia.

What do White Nationalists get out of this deal? Nothing but the contempt of the GOP Congress which unanimously condemned them for Charlottesville while exempting Antifa and Black Lives Matter from any blame. Those two groups have spent the last three months burning down the country and attacking the police unopposed by us. After the True Cons tucked tail and ran after Charlottesville, the mayor of Washington, DC is calling for the removal of the Washington Monument now. The GOP Congress drummed Steve King out of Congress for wondering why Western civilization is taboo. Anyone who so much as breathes the word “White” is expelled from the party.

The Founding Fathers revolted against the British Empire over “no taxation without representation.” American Nationalists give their money and votes to the Republican Party. They are content to settle for no representation, being degraded as a lower caste in their own country and condescended to by dorks like Baseball Crank who won’t even allow them to get into CPAC through general admission.

Note: If you are like me, you probably hear several times a day from Donald Trump, Don Jr., Eric Trump, Lara Trump, Mike Pence & Co. asking for money. They never stop texting.

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15 Comments

  1. He doesn’t understand that BLM is the Democrat party gatekeeping. They want their supporters going after “white privilege” rather than neoliberal looting and the collapse of the middle and working classes. The problem is not that Bezos doubled his net worth in a month. The real problem is the colorless odorless gas known as “systemic racism.” The real problem is the 70 year old white woman who works as a cashier at Wal Mart for $10/hr and doesn’t want to live next to blacks. A fictional problem that can be neither pinpointed nor solved.

    • They want both White Subordination AND the leveling of the middle class. Which is exactly who these riots are targeting.

  2. Its important for them to psychologically defeat us, because they can’t physically do it…yet!…it should be every White mans ambition, from here forward, to plan for the survival and defense of their close family and friends and stop think some political outcome will do that for them…when enough of us take our own lives into OUR hands..then the judens political games will collapse.

    • “You defeat dangerous extremist factions — whether on your own side or on the other side of the spectrum — by naming them as a distinct group and isolating them, not by allowing them to gain legitimacy and cover by blending into a broader movement. And the lead role in that process has to take place among their ideological fellow-travelers. ”

      “One word to bind them all, and in the darkness lead them” …. JEWS.
      What do you think ‘beyond the pale’ was all about?

      It’s an idea whose time has come again. And I still say, Madagascar;
      (((they))) have NO CLAIM to Palestine. And have not since AD 70.

      “Not one stone standing upon another….”.

  3. But the protesters are all Jews and the Jew donors who fund the Democrat party would be opposed. Have you noticed how few blacks there are at BLM protests and have you noticed how many Jews there are? Have you noticed? I think blacks have noticed.

  4. You’re back… Alright Brad, finally the meat of my early morning reading regiment has been returned to the menu. Hope you enjoyed your vacation and received the letter and ? I sent.

  5. You’re back… Alright Brad, finally the meat of my early morning reading regiment has been returned to the menu. Hope you enjoyed your vacation and received the letter and ? I sent.

  6. What’s with the random promotion of the Daily Stormer’s latest forcememe?

    Anyhow, I don’t see cities being burned down around the ears of the very shitlib SWPL’s and minorities that comprise 95% of the Democrat party to be a bad thing.

    Most of the SWPL’s and party apparatchiks of the Republican party are there too.

    For people like me, cities have been unlivable all my life.

    My only concern is how the disease and social rot will spread. In the meantime, let it all burn.

  7. Whites in America are screwed. No nation can survive treason from within. Some think our elites sold us out, but the truth Hunter has been explaining vis a vis Modernism, is that they never considered themselves a part of “our.” Non-elite Whites were always suckers to be exploited in their eyes. This same disdain for the working classes is shared by Masons, who view non-Masons as profane, and Jews who view non-Jews as cattle.

    Hopefully Eastern Europe can keep the White race alive.

  8. Cernobitch looking like the ramones Pinhead mascot “gabba gabba hey you are one of us” seeing how he’s a alt lite grifter/ gatekeeper is only too accurate to the truth lol

  9. The people who say right wing “extremists” aren’t a pimple on anyone’s ass are the same people who say right wing “extremists” are the single most ominous existential threat to all humankind.

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