Richard Spencer’s NPI event went off with a bang this weekend, and I wish to congratulate him and his organization on a very inspiring and successful nationalist event. It featured everything one could hope for in a nationalist event. It included successful street confrontations with the enemy courtesy of Emily Youcis, strong attendance with a lively and inspired atmosphere, pragmatic talk about future directions, and plenty of media bait to raise awareness of our growing cause.
Spencer and I have had our differences in the past. We still have our differences. But at the end of the day, we’re fighting a broadly similar struggle against similar enemies. Spencer deserves credit for pulling off a successful nationalist event in the heart of the beast. He also deserves support against a chorus of critics who are second-guessing the controversial conclusion of his conference. Mr. Spencer ended his talk with “Hail Trump! Hail our people! Hail victory!” to which a solid contingent of NPI attendees gave strong and proud Roman Salutes.
Instantly after the speech, Richard Spencer was attacked by the lügenpresse, of course. He’s also has been getting a lot of flack from the paleocon and “mainstreamer” set. This is a large contingent of nationalists who, on account of failing to keep up with what’s going on, cling to the previous year belief that victory comes with carefully contrived talking points, precisely calibrated imaging, and a delicately cultivated distinction between one’s public and private positions.
If there’s anything to be learned from Trump’s victory over not only Hillary, but the dozens of challengers he laid to waste beforehand, ruthless authenticity and extemporaneous delivery is electrifying the American public. Decades of corporate franchise candidates sticking with scientifically tested talking points have provoked a sea change in American politics, one where the reaction to any disparity between what a man says and what a man stands for provokes an allergic reaction.
This acute focus on authenticity has proven to have broad appeal in Trump’s political victory earlier this month. Though it’s with the youthful radicals who matter most, who stacked the audience, and who staff our future leadership ranks where the demand for authenticity approaches the absolute. Among the imageboard set from which the altright emerged, a cardinal attraction of nationalism is in its “red pill” release from all of the bullshitting, posturing, double-talk, and taboos which our multicultural bazaar demands.
As Dr. Joseph Goebbels said, “We are delighted that we are constantly attacked in the Jewish gazettes.” It is a badge of honor to be attacked by the enemy when we show strength, not only in the streets but in our ideology and belief in our Revolution. Richard Spencer isn’t literally Hitler (I’m not either, of course). He’s not even a national socialist by most definitions. But he’s most certainly standing for European man against the myriad forces allied against our survival.
When a man takes a stand for Western Civilization, he stands in solidarity with the Spartans, Romans, numerous legions throughout history, and (yes!) the 20th century’s nationalists who are all linked by blood and soil to their European homelands, but also to one another in common struggle with the forbidden and taboo sign of solidarity, the Roman Salute.
Even nationalists in the Middle East, like Hezbollah and the Ba’athists use the Roman salute, the Philippines National Front uses it; along with a tremendous number of nationalists (European and non-European) around the world; with the exception of more civic nationalist mainstreamer types like FN in France or UKIP in the UK. The GOP is rapidly shaping up to be our country’s civic nationalist party. So what discursive space remains between Trump’s new GOP and authentic, full-throated, unabashed, unapologetic, unrelenting nationalism?
I’m not even sure Richard Spencer intended to end his event with such an electrifying display of nationalist solidarity. Who can track anymore who’s being ironic, who’s pretending to be ironic, and who’s deadly serious? We here at TradWorker are deadly serious, and we proudly declare “Hail victory!” without the slightest hesitation. Whether that’s the case with Spencer or not is beside the point. The point is that the game is changing very rapidly, and the soi distant allies who can’t even handle what went down at NPI last weekend surely lack what it takes to see this revolution through to victory.