Just this morning, I was reading the Johann Hari article in The New Republic that L mentioned in comments on Friday: “I read a very interesting article by Johann Hari (at The New Republic of all places) where he took a cruise with the crazy ass readers of the National Review. This was one of their favorite topics: white people better get to breedin’ and fast. They were very sure that the brown people were taking over. They had totally written off Europe and saw the US as the last white nation standing. It’s very disturbing.”
If you’ve got a subscription to The New Republic, you can get to the article here. If you don’t, or if, like me, you didn’t cancel your subscription ages ago but are nonetheless still receiving print copies in the mail, you can read a version of the story here in The Independent.
I highly recommend it. Hari says he wanted to “find out what American conservatives say when they think the rest of us aren’t listening,” and, boy, did he ever get an earful.
Between “D’Souza’s law of immigration,” Ward Connerly legitimizing racism against blacks, and Kenneth Starr scapegoating Jimmy motherflippin’ Carter, I quite honestly can’t believe the pathetic state of modern American conservatism. It’s like a magnet for the biggest douchehounds on the planet.