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Pepe Not Just Poster Frog for Alt Right

Breitbart under Manning. Trump & Racism. AltRight: From fringe→White House. Birth Control Makes Women Unattractive and Crazy. Ladies — I’d like you to imagine that you are Neo from the popular film franchise The Matrix.

Birth Control Makes Women Unattractive and Crazy

For the purposes of this thought experiment, I am Laurence Fishburne, except with really good hair, a charming personality, and of course I’m much blacker than he is. In one hand I hold a pill that lets you see the truth, even if at it first it is very bitter. In the other I hold a pill that you have to take every day and it will keep you from getting pregnant at the low cost of turning you into a hideous monster.

Ask yourself before continuing: are you ready for the truth, or do you want to continue turning yourself into Gollum for the benefit of not having to practice any sexual responsibility at all? Okay, different movie franchise, but you get the idea. God-fearing nutcases like me have long argued that birth control, like abortion (or “the murder of children,” if you prefer), is the work of the Devil. Let’s start with the grossest form: injectable birth control. Might have been. What Is Gamergate, and Why? An Explainer for Non-Geeks. Until recently, you might have lived a life blissfully unaware of the online #Gamergate movement.

What Is Gamergate, and Why? An Explainer for Non-Geeks

But last week, computing giant Intel pulled its ads from an independent game-development site thanks to the gaming lobby. Now that major companies are taking sides, it's time to figure it out. Let us be your guides. What is #Gamergate? "#GamerGate" is an online movement ostensibly concerned with ethics in game journalism and with protecting the "gamer" identity. "Ostensibly"? Even regarded generously, Gamergate isn't much more than a tone-deaf rabble of angry obsessives with a misguided understanding of journalistic ethics.

How did Intel get itself involved? That article is over a month old, though. Right. Quinn has been the victim of death threats and harassment since she began trying to publish Depression Quest, a text-based game partially based on her own experience with depression, in 2013. Why do you say that? Well, not quite. But Grayson never reviewed Depression Quest.

Right. Meet the Dapper White Nationalist Who Wins Even if Trump Loses. UPDATE: Several weeks after this story published in October, Spencer gave a triumphant speech at a conference in Washington describing America as a "white country" and proclaiming, "Hail Trump, hail our people, hail victory!

Meet the Dapper White Nationalist Who Wins Even if Trump Loses

" He was met with cheers and Nazi salutes. Read more in our investigation of how the white nationalist movement capitalized on the Trump campaign. Richard Spencer uses chopsticks to deftly pluck slivers of togarashi-crusted ahi from a rectangular plate. He is sitting in the Continental-style lounge of the Firebrand Hotel, near his home in the upscale resort town of Whitefish, Montana, discussing a subject not typically broached in polite company. "Race is something between a breed and an actual species," he says, likening the differences between whites and people of color to those between golden retrievers and basset hounds.

If Pepe is the alt-right's god, then Spencer is its self-styled prophet. Spencer and his companions started riffing: "Look at me! Altered-Right: How White Nationalists Exploit Tragedy to Build a Narrative of White Victimhood. Getting Cucky: A Brief Primer On The Radical Right's Newest 'Cuckservative' Meme. Alernative Right.

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