Friday, 17 July 2015


Donald Trump: blowing hard!

Donald Trump has long been interested in running for President. In 2000 he sought the nomination of the Reform Party, and he also floated the idea of running as a Republican in 2004 and 2012. In all these cases, nothing ultimately happened, but last month, when he announced his intention to run and made some off-the-cuff remarks about illegal immigrants, support for his campaign caught on like wildfire.

Political analysis can point to a lot of factors. As Greg Johnson indicated on a recent Daily Shoah podcast, the real “sweet spot” in American politics is a combination of social conservatism and economic populism. This is the combination that would please the greatest number of voters and could ensure a permanent super majority.

Despite this, neither of the main parties attempt to do the logical thing and combine the two. The Democrats spout economic populist rhetoric but reject social conservatism in favour of degeneracy, while the Republicans spout social conservative rhetoric while driving full-steam-ahead towards globalism and the death of the American middle class.

This means that there is always enormous potential for any party or candidate that can exploit this sweet spot. Compared to everyone else running, Trump comes closest. He is reasonably conservative on social issues, while his comments about building a wall to stop illegals and his criticism of globalist trade deals with Mexico and China mark him out as an economic populist.

Economic populism.
When he floated the idea of running for president in 2012, his political profile was mainly associated with his demands for President Obama to release his birth certificate, not a particularly promising area of political campaigning and nowhere near the sweet spot. This time, however, he has hit upon issues of much greater importance to the average American voter – illegal immigration and economic globalization.

Looked at in this way, it seems easy to explain Trump’s progress to the front of the Republican field. But it is not quite as simple as that.

As we on the real right are very aware, race-related issues like immigration and economic globalization tend to be ring-fenced and carefully managed by the media because of their dangerous populist appeal. This ensures that normal political candidates tend to steer clear of them, while those that don’t – Pat Buchanan for example – are cut down at every subsequent opportunity with snark and snide insinuations of Manichean racism. In short, these issues can be a political desert for any ambitious politician.

Trump, however, has veered straight into this dangerous territory, and is growing stronger every day. This is not normally in the script. Something else must have changed. Trump, it seems, is tapping into an additional source or power. But what exactly is it and where is it coming from?

A readily accessible introduction to Socionomics, describes something called “social mood”:
“Social mood is the net emotional state of people in a society at any given time. It swings between positive and negative poles, each of which comprise numerous related emotions. The belief that social events shape social mood is deeply ingrained. However, social mood follows a natural course that is independent of external events. Although most people believe the opposite, it is social mood that motivates social actions.”
My guess is that Trump is benefitting from a new kind of social mood in the country, and that this social mood is essentially reactionary, in that it is a displaced reaction to so much else that has been happening in recent months.

Not being allowed to be mad
only makes you more mad.
Last year, on the Alt-Right podcast, with our special guests Michael Enoch and Richard Spencer, we decided that 2014 was the “Year of the Dindu,” essentially the year of unjustified race-baiting activism on behalf of complete scumbags like Trayvon Martin and Mike Brown. The Ferguson Riots – essentially bought and paid for by the Jewish billionaire George Soros – and the Baltimore Riots, drove home the race-baiting narrative.

Following this, we had high-profile cases of transgenderism and tranracialism in the guises of Bruce Jenner and Rachel Dolezal, and then the decision by the Supreme Court to impose homosexual marriage from above. Both of these anti-White and anti-sexual agendas were driven by a synergy of mainstream liberal media with small, but virulent cadres of SJWs operating through social media.

The internet tends to privilege the views of those who are less engaged in normal social life, i.e. those who are not working or engaged in raising families. This is essentially what SJWs are – freaks who spend too much time on the internet because they can. Their interests and views naturally diverge drastically from those of the great silent majority of busy, family people, who remain socially conservative.

But this is the engine that has been pushing race and gender issues in these new and disturbing directions. Added to this, has been the concerted campaign against the Confederate flag, following the Charleston Church Shooting. Again, small, vociferous groups, with undue influence, have either served as the shock troops of the establishment or pushed the establishment to follow their lead.

The result of all this is that, on central issues like race, gender, and Southern identity, the silent majority – the vast number of ideologically unfocused people who lack the means to directly fight back against the gentle cajoling of the mainstream media and the shrill tactics of SJWs – have found their noses pushed increasingly out of joint, and have been forced to go in directions they are far from happy with.

The meteorology of politics.
This has created a vast supply of displaced and unfocused anger and energy that the Trump campaign has perhaps unwittingly tapped into. The analogies of a lightning rod or air turbulence spring to mind. With nowhere else to go, this nebulous psychic energy has been converted into an errant force that tugs against the system of carefully constructed political windbreaks set up by the reigning duopoly to deflect attention from the real issues.

Thanks to Trump's conjuring up of this wild spirit, the ring-fencing around the racially sensitive issues of illegal immigration, immigration, and globalism has been successfully breached for the time being.

Despite the obvious common sense of attending to the existential issues of the American people, the rise of Donald Trump probably couldn’t have happened without the pimping of Mike Brown as a saint, Bruce Jenner as a woman, Rachel Dolezal as a Negro, and the Confederate battle flag as a psycho killer. In short, the Left has been overplaying its hand and now faces the prospect of having its card table overthrown, and being railroaded out of town.

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