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  • Matt Forney 2:17 pm on August 1, 2016 Permalink  

    I’m retiring this blog for the time being because I don’t have the time to update it anymore. I’ll keep it up in the event that I’ll be able to return to it in the future.

    You can follow me at my main blog and on Twitter. Thanks to all my readers.

  • Matt Forney 7:06 am on July 17, 2016 Permalink  

    I have a new article up at Right On, an interview with a senior staffer from the conservative Millennial super PAC A Higher Standard. Click here to read it.

  • Matt Forney 4:52 pm on July 16, 2016 Permalink  

    I’m heading to Cleveland tomorrow to begin my coverage of the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, so there likely won’t be any updates to this blog until I return to Chicago in two weeks. To follow my coverage, check out my main blog. My Twitter account @basedmattforney has also been restored, so you can follow me there as well.

  • Matt Forney 4:34 pm on July 16, 2016 Permalink  

    There’s no making peace with #BlackLivesMatter.

  • Matt Forney 4:28 pm on July 16, 2016 Permalink  

    Vandal Void Radio discusses Arnold Toynbee.

  • Matt Forney 4:27 pm on July 16, 2016 Permalink  

    The Democrats are melting down over Hillary’s poor poll numbers.

  • Matt Forney 4:14 pm on July 16, 2016 Permalink  

    More great countries to emigrate to if Hillary Clinton wins the election.

  • Matt Forney 4:14 pm on July 16, 2016 Permalink  

    Davis Aurini’s latest documentary, an analysis of the sexual politics of Star Trek, is now out.

  • Matt Forney 4:12 pm on July 16, 2016 Permalink  

    The radicalized Amerikaners reach the same, the sociopolitical distinctions start to dissolve into a new shared identity and subculture around the rough vision of some kind of authoritarian pro-white spacefaring future, and we have our subculture of hip and intellectual right-wingers, who could staff and program the civilian governance arm of a Trump-brand military dictatorship. We aren’t anywhere near that level of readiness yet, but give it another decade and a whole lot more research and organization, and when Eric, Donald Jr., or Ivanka Trump run in 2024, things could look very different.

    The next steps for the alt-right.

  • Matt Forney 4:10 pm on July 16, 2016 Permalink  

    Secondly, political experts say making a good choice for a VP running mate can’t help a candidate much, but a bad choice can hurt. Pence doesn’t do much to help, but he also doesn’t do much to hurt. So he’s a safe choice on that dimension. And he has plenty of government experience, as Trump says he needs. So Pence helps solve for Trump’s lack of experience. But those effects are all marginal.

    Mike Pence on the state of the presidential race.

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