Irony and the Alt-Right: What the Christchurch Shooter Tells Us About Belief

We find ourselves trapped between the closing scissor blades of two paradoxical apocalyptic convictions.  On the one side, those who claim to hold sincere beliefs, but live out those beliefs insincerely; on the other, those who claim to believe in nothing yet live out their ironic nihilism with fanatic sincerity. Continue reading Irony and the Alt-Right: What the Christchurch Shooter Tells Us About Belief

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The Iran Deal, The New Neocons, And The Lie of an Alt-Right

Ultimately, there is nothing alternative about the right that has coalesced around Donald Trump.  His Iran policy is consistent with the American position there for more than 65 years. Continue reading The Iran Deal, The New Neocons, And The Lie of an Alt-Right