While there are still several important races that have yet to be called from the 2020 elections, there are many lessons that can be learned from the results so far. The Republicans are on track to gain anywhere from 5–15 seats in the US House, beating mainstream expectations of Republicans losing seats in the House; however, there are 4 House race in particular that, while receiving a large amount of attention on social media and being well-funded because of such promotion, utterly failed to defeat the Democrat candidates they went up against. The most high profile of these race is…

Back on October 22nd, President Trump referred to himself as a nationalist. While the comment itself sparked the usual conversation of Trump ‘dog-whistling’ somehow racist rhetoric, another discussion emerged over the use of the word ‘nationalist’.

On the left, some instantly painted nationalism as an evil word. On Colbert, the hosts of ‘Pod Save America’ argued that nationalism fell out of favor because “it was associated one of the worst and most deadly and racist movements in the history of planet Earth”, as Jon Lovett put it. Tommy Vietor delved deeper, contrasting patriotism and nationalism. “Patriotism is good,” he said…

Gavin Sample

Political and social commentary. American nationalist and social conservative.

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