Saturday, June 11, 2016

They think it's their party and they can cry if they want to....and exclude you out!

Vox Popoli by Vox Day June 11, 2016
Conservatism Incorporated has marginalized conservativism:
For many decades, Conservatism incorporated has been purging those to its right. Anyone too right wing was deemed to not be a true conservative. And the purge went ever leftwards ever faster.

The alt right is those that have enemies to the left, and no enemies to the right. As conservatism purged ever more people, ever faster, it would inevitably happen that they would become a minority in the Republican party.

And so it has come to pass. The alt right outvotes conservatives.
I don't know how many people would describe the #AltRight that way, but it's certainly a useful way to describe the self-abnegation of the GOP establishment. I do think, however, it also should be kept in mind that many recent "conservative" policies, such as the adoption of free trade, "real" equality, and propositional America, have proved to be destructive nonsense.


edutcher said...

There were a lot of times Buchanan seemed to have fallen off the face of the earth, but, on this one, he is in the right place at the right time.

rcocean said...

Glenn Beck, Bill Kristol, Matt Lowrey, and Mitt Romney are now "True Conservatives" - so that makes me something else.

If Coulter, Derb, and Steyn are "alt-right" then so am I.

Methadras said...

I was alt-right before it was called alt-right.