Magazine September 11, 2017, Issue

The ‘N’ Word

White nationalists, neo-Nazis, and alt-right demonstrators clash with counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Va., August 12. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
They hate Jews and adore swastika swag, but don’t you dare call them that . . .

Dallas — ‘Window ninja, what’s your twenty?”

The militia is here, in the park next to city hall, on patrol, pretty decently armed up with 7.62×39mm rifles, pudgy faces concealed behind olive-drab keffiyehs, radios crackling with status reports, eyes presumably alert behind the polarized aviators they’re not quite ready to give up in spite of the weak light of the early dusk, and they are ready — and by-God eager! — to stand tall in Texas and enforce justice for the law, an eagerness that is kind of hilarious even if it is something a lot less than amusing to

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Books, Arts & Manners




Masked Media Critics I have enjoyed  National Review for nearly four decades. Even when NR gets it wrong (in my view), they almost always do so thoughtfully and from sound conservative ...
The Week

The Week

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