Decline of the Right

Survey: ‘Great replacement’ belief correlates with Christian nationalist views

"A new survey finds a majority of Americans who hold to such a view also believe in a 'replacement' conspiracy theory holding that immigrants are invading the U.S. in an attempt to replace the country’s current culture." - RNS

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Oklahoma Pastor Running For Senate, Vows to Investigate 2020 Election

"Lead pastor of Sheridan Church in Tulsa, OK Jackson Lahmeyer told his congregation this past weekend that 'It’s time to shout it in the halls of Congress that Jesus is King.'...Lahmeyer has said that he has signed thousands of vaccine exemption forms, a service he has offered for a one-time donation of any amount to his church." - C.Leaders

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Base booster or blasphemy? Bible-quoting pro-Trump billboard raises eyebrows in Georgia

"A large billboard bearing former President Donald Trump’s image next to a Bible quote [Isa 9:6] appeared on a northwest Georgia road late last week. The ad, comparing Trump to Jesus, disappeared a few days later, leaving behind a flurry of confusion and outrage." - RNS

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No, Tucker Carlson: The U.S. is not, will not, and never should be like Hungary

"Carlson and others on the right have expressed admiration for Hungarian policies that squash progressive ideals, not realizing that the executive consolidation of power present in Hungary could do the same thing to conservative ideas if a progressive rises to power." - Acton

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The Contradictions of Paranoid Nationalism

"many of the same folks who say that government authorities shouldn’t be trusted to make sure vaccines are safe or that elections are fairly conducted also say that we should have the government set industrial policy, regulate speech on the internet, or even engineer the size and shape of American families.

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Identity Politics on the Right?

"The final, and perhaps most significant, problem with identity politics as currently practiced on the left is that it has stimulated the rise of identity politics on the right . . . . the right has adopted the language and framing of identity from the left: the idea that my particular group is being victimized" - Fukuyama via Veith

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