The Emperor Has No Clothes

“I saw them beat a man bloody at the base of the University of Virginia’s Thomas Jefferson statue, a wave of matching white polos and splintering tiki torches crashing down on their enemy. I watched them cheer through it all. But nothing troubled me more than when I watched a Nazi disappear.” From GQ: A Charlottesville white supremacist stripped down to escape protesters and we got it on video.

+ “At AP, we have taken the position that the term ‘alt-right’ should be avoided because it is meant as a euphemism to disguise racist aims. And from NYT: A Glossary of Extremist Language: “Researchers who study extremist groups in the United States say there is no such thing as the alt-left.”

+ From Fox to Twitter: Where the president gets his talking points (including the ones from Tuesdays debacle).

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