Richard Spencer

Richard Spencer

Richard Spencer is the executive editor of the Alternative Right webzine and former managing editor of Takimag.


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President McCain? Noooooo!

President McCain? Noooooo!

Jan 31 2008

A quick glance at RCP poll averages for Super Tuesday makes it clear that we need to start girding ourselves for the contemplation of a

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McCain: Getting the Candidate We Deserve

McCain: Getting the Candidate We Deserve

Jan 29 2008

While driving on the Beltway the other day, I got behind a SUV with a rather fascinating collection of bumper stickers: "€œ9/11"‰ Iraq"€ and "€œWar is

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Bush’s Greatest Hits of the “€˜00s (sold at bargain prices)

Bush’s Greatest Hits of the “€˜00s (sold at bargain prices)

Jan 29 2008

At many other points over the past seven years, a strong rebuke was in order when in a major televised speech, Bush uttered phrases like

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A Candidate in Search of a Catastrophe

A Candidate in Search of a Catastrophe

Jan 26 2008

There once was a time when presidential candidate Rudolph Giuliani led the Republican field as "€œMr. 9/11"€"€”the symbol of America standing tall against terrorism. How

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Kristol Brings Them in Line

Kristol Brings Them in Line

Jan 25 2008

In his latest editorial in The Weekly Standard, Bill Kristol expressed a general satisfaction with the non-Ron Paul major Republican candidates"€”all seem just fine to

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The Obama Cons

The Obama Cons

Jan 23 2008

While reading Rod Dreher's recent essay on "€œPutting Faith in Obama,"€ I began to feel like I was watching the final two minutes of many

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Varieties of the Gersonian Experience

Varieties of the Gersonian Experience

Jan 18 2008

A new column by Michael Gerson is best read aloud with an old recording of "€œWe Are The World, We Are the Children"€ playing the

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Which Mitt Can Win?

Which Mitt Can Win?

Jan 17 2008

Like many a corporate "€œrebranding"€ effort, Mitt Romney's political persona has gone through a series of remarkable transformations this past year: he began as a

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Takimag Infiltrates the Paul Campaign

Takimag Infiltrates the Paul Campaign

Jan 16 2008

Well, not exactly, but I am very happy to report that Daniel McCarthy has become the chief writer on the "€œThe Daily Dose,"€ the Ron

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A Marriage of Convenience

A Marriage of Convenience

Jan 14 2008

If the concerned readers of the New York Times are to be believed, a right-wing nut-job fascist, or else the likely author of the Ron

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When Republicans Debate

When Republicans Debate

Jan 11 2008

FOXNews actually allowed Ron Paul to take part in last night’s debate, and his presence was even acknowledged by many of the candidates"€”if only as

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Coming to Terms with Ron Paul’s Past

Coming to Terms with Ron Paul’s Past

Jan 10 2008

James Kirchick's putative exposé of Ron Paul "€“ in which the reader is led to conclude that the 10-term congressman is an "€œangry white male"€

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Cracking The Ron Paul Code

Cracking The Ron Paul Code

Jan 08 2008

Yesterday on "€œTucker,"€ Jamie Kirchick told the world what we in the right-wing extremist community have known for years: first, Ron Paul is a neo-Nazi-confederate

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Kirchick Warns of Neo-Nazi-Confederate-Homophobic Menace!

Kirchick Warns of Neo-Nazi-Confederate-Homophobic Menace!

Jan 08 2008

While watching MSNBC's "€œTucker"€ yesterday afternoon, I began to cringe the moment I heard that a one Jamie Kirchick would be appearing on the program;

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A Huckabeean Foreign Policy

A Huckabeean Foreign Policy

Jan 07 2008

For the first nine months of his presidential campaign, Mike Huckabee was a quaint afterthought, best known for giving considered answers to moral hypotheticals on

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Iowa Buys Organic

Iowa Buys Organic

Jan 04 2008

Last night's caucuses presented some attractive storylines: In one case, an unknown governor from a small southern state, outspent 15:1, soundly defeated the well-heeled and

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A Heartbreaking Event of Staggering Importance [Histrionics over Bhutto]

A Heartbreaking Event of Staggering Importance [Histrionics over Bhutto]

Jan 02 2008

As we entered the fifth day of 24/7 Benazir Bhutto coverage on cable news, it started to dawn on me that the MSM imagined that

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Putin Power

Putin Power

Dec 21 2007

Within hours of Time magazine's announcement that it had chosen Vladimir Putin as it's "€œPerson of the Year,"€ the GOP's Team America began competing with

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Bad News: We”€™re Still at Peace

Bad News: We”€™re Still at Peace

Dec 11 2007

For most sensible people, the latest National Intelligence Estimate contained a great deal of good news. Iran seems to have shut down its nuclear weapons