Archive for March 5th, 2016

Sentences (#46)

Anne Applebaum on our interesting times:

Right now, we are two or three bad elections away from the end of NATO, the end of the European Union and maybe the end of the liberal world order as we know it.

March 5, 2016admin 16 Comments »

What is the Alt-Right? II

There’s a Wikipedia answer to the question now. It doesn’t strike me as obviously dishonest, or any more inchoate than the phenomenon itself. Building Trump-adoration into the definition will ensure that it dates fast — but it’s not hard to see why that seems necessary.

There’s a lot of Wikipedia disdain around, in our neck of the woods, but I’m usually hard-pressed to find serious cause for complaint. After taking a look at RationalWIki — which folds the Alt-Right into its “Neoreactionary movement” rant presently — returning to Wikipedia is like taking a bath.

(Alt-Right at XS, for future reference.)

March 5, 2016admin 19 Comments »
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