He was gregarious. He was preppy, often dressed in a favorite yellow sweater. As one classmate put it, “He didn’t strike me as out of the mainstream.” Minorities in the class said he didn’t make them feel uncomfortable. A Jewish classmate said he never heard him say anything anti-Semitic.
“I don’t think there’s a racist bone in his body,” said Thomas Meredith, who sat with Bannon in the skydeck.
but swooning keeps piling up
we’ll also accept this reaction from The Rude Pundit
NYT doesn’t want to be bested by the Globe has a Weekly Standard guy reassuring us
The alt-right is small. It may remain so. And yet, while small, it is part of something this election showed to be much bigger: the emergence of white people, who evidently feel their identity is under attack, as a “minority”-style political bloc.
then again, NYT reassured us before
Evolving on the horrible scale
with a good FB comment
hen, let me add, why are we having this discussion to begin with? Why is this a “thing?” Is the insinuation that people with white skin are somehow better, or supreme to borrow a word? And so not being white is lesser than? – that was my first reaction! And how are we going from “Are Jews People” to “Are Jews White” on, perhaps what were formerly, reputable news sources!?!
When The Atlantic engenders a discussion where David Duke feels he needs to weigh in, I can only say, shame on you Atlantic.