From my new column in Taki’s Magazine:
Kerry’s Wrong Address
by Steve Sailer
May 11, 2016
There’s been a lot of talk about Trump as the so-called “alt-right” candidate, but he’s actually been running an “alt-center” campaign, staking out positions that are controversial because they dissent in a commonsensical fashion from the increasingly bizarre mainstream globalist ideology.
One of the striking side effects of the Trump phenomenon is how he encourages more respectable sorts to attempt to articulate their establishment principles, which, when spelled out, turn out to be terrifying in their implications.
… Consider what the current secretary of state just said.
John F. Kerry, the Democratic presidential nominee in 2004, recently delivered Northeastern University’s commencement address. His artless enunciation of today’s elite conventional wisdom of Invade the World/Invite the World offered Americans a glance at the coming dystopian nightmare their leaders are complacently expecting them to smilingly welcome.
Read the whole thing there.
By the way, I got the idea of Trump as the “Alt-Center” candidate from a commenter here a week or two ago, but I couldn’t find the old comment to link to it.
Update: It was from commenter candid_observer.