“Kill All Normies” and the Alt Right’s Politics of Transgression

Nagle’s near-monotonic focus on “transgression” detracts from what could have been a discussion of the emergence of unironic identity politics for whites. She focuses far to much on the culture of 4chan and on the Milo persona, seldom touching on any ideas the alt right actually advocates for except to point out how racist or sexist they are. And while she complains about “Tumblr liberalism,” as if that adds some sort of parity to her critique of “online culture wars,” she opposes it only in form and not in substance.

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