Before joining Trump’s campaign, Stephen Bannon provided an online forum for the “alt-right,” a loose confederation of neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and anti-Semites.
No, the Trump victory is not about the economic suffering of his voters; it’s a backlash to a new societal composition that allows non-white people to compete alongside whites; one in which non-Hispanic whites are shrinking in the share of U.S. population they represent. And one in which a woman dared to presume to seek the presidency.
The nagging question about the Paul family business is how much of Ron’s millions were the fruit of his racist, anti-Semitic, gay-baiting, conspiracy-addled newsletters.
Neo-Nazi David Duke, sponsor of the conference where Scalise spoke in 2002, had been making headlines in Louisiana for a decade.