Russia as a “White Man’s Paradise” & Other Scary Reasons Why Trump Adores Putin (and what to do…
Natalia Antonova
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Natalia Antonova: Thanks for linking to Mark Galeotti’s article on Trump-Putin summit — worthwhile reading. Also, your point that Trump’s rage-filled followers will, if disappointed in Trump, turn to even more radically reactionary candidates, is well taken. As you note, people like David Duke and Richard Spencer, among others, are invested in right-wing disappointment in Trump for furthering their own careers. The only point where I disagree with your essay is on the prospect for ‘reconciliation’ with disappointed Trump voters. They have their own fantasy-based view of U.S. history and politics. They don’t want to be reconciled with modernity.

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