The Breitbart Doctrine Doesn’t Go Far Enough

Its maker knew when to stop talking

Sean Myers
Cancelling Reality

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One of the key concepts underpinning Cancelling Reality is that the Breitbart Doctrine does not go far enough. Once it is expanded to include the unspoken parts, the Doctrine explains the right-wing fantasyland and shows that its creation was all a part of a political strategy.

The Breitbart Doctrine

Andrew Breitbart was a right-wing political partisan who no one has thought about since he died, much like Rush Limbaugh. He started and ran the online pot-stirrer Breitbart News, a site that is on our list of outlets with zero credibility. When Breitbart passed away in 2012, it was taken over by Steve Bannon.

The Breitbart Doctrine is the idea that politics is downstream from culture. If you change someone’s culture, their politics will change accordingly.

In a culture that fears immigrants, you will get voters who demand immigration reform, deportation, and discrimination.

In a culture that fears government suppression, you will get voters who distrust the government, buys guns and ammunition, and staunchly defends the Second Amendment.

In a culture where whiteness and masculinity are virtues, you will get voters who back policies that solidify traditional gender roles and white supremacy.

In a culture that thinks the left wing is out to ruin America, you will get voters who will decry…

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Sean Myers
Cancelling Reality

Professional legal blogger and author of Flight of Fools, a satire/fantasy about escapism and reality — https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0B49PRRSF