Why White Nationalists Don’t Want a Red WaveGreg Johnson
It is Friday, November 11th, 2022, and if America is the greatest nation in the world, why do we still not know the final results of Tuesday’s midterm elections?
Two things, however, are clear.
First, we knew going in to this election that no matter who wins, the losers will regard the outcome as illegitimate, because each half of the electorate regards the other half as too dangerous to hold power. This means that an American people no longer exists. Instead, there are two hostile nations — or, rather, many hostile nations arrayed against each other in two blocs — sharing the same territory and government and creeping toward the realization that separation or bloody conflict are their only long-term options.
Second, we now know there was no “red wave.” Instead, both parties will remain about equally balanced, which means more gridlock.
This is too bad for Republicans. But for White Nationalists, this is the best outcome, for three reasons.
First, the Republicans were counting on pure backlash politics to sweep them into power. They were counting on the public voting against the dastardly Democrats, so they were not interested in giving the people anything or anyone worth voting for. That would require the courage to court controversy. It would also require making promises that they would then have to break. Why do any of that when a backlash can put you in power with a blank check to do whatever your donors want? Hence, the Republicans fielded a horde of bland centrists, including large numbers of non-white and female diversity candidates. Wouldn’t you love to have listened in to the Republican conclaves that decided to run the babbling, moronic gridiron groid Herschel Walker? In short, the red wave was standard Stupid Party shenanigans. It should not have been rewarded by the voters, and it wasn’t.
Second, what White Nationalists want in a candidate is someone who caters to our interests: principally, upholding white standards in all areas of politics and culture and working to halt and then reverse white demographic decline. Barring that, we want candidates who will inject our issues into political debates, as Trump did by questioning the value of immigration and economic globalization, and who will enact legislation that will help slow the Great Replacement, particularly immigration controls.
In this election, I was rooting for a few candidates who were more nationalist and populist than the Republican mainstream: Ron DeSantis, who won; J. D. Vance, who won; Blake Masters, whose race at this time is still undecided; and Joe Kent, whose race is also at this point undecided. I would welcome a red wave of Republicans like them, who deserve to win. Maybe in 2024, there will be more candidates like them.
Third, the wrong kind of red wave would actually be bad for whites. Under Joe Biden, millions of whites have been radicalized. They now recognize that the Left is an implacable enemy committed to the degradation, dispossession, and ultimate destruction of white America. But they do not fully see what a weak and traitorous opposition the Republicans are. Thus, a red wave would make these people feel safe again. It would lull them back to sleep. This would allow the Great Replacement to continue unabated, but under Republican leadership. But the failure of the red wave and the continuation of partisan gridlock will keep these white voters angry, agitated, and receptive to our message. That’s the best possible outcome for White Nationalists.
The most plausible objection to my position is that even bad Republicans can be useful in culture war issues like abortion. For instance, without Mitch McConnell, Merrick Garland would be on the Supreme Court and Roe v. Wade would still be law. Setting aside the questions of whether or not Garland would be less dangerous on the Supreme Court than in the Justice Department, and whether the Roe victory aided or hindered Republicans at the polls, I just don’t care about conservative culture war issues like abortion, trannies, or drag queens in libraries. Normie conservatives have those battles covered. Let them spend their political capital. We need to save ours for what matters most. Because if white people go extinct, I don’t really care if the brown people who inherit the Earth have abortions or prayer in school. By the same token, if white people could be saved, I would not care if they were still fighting about abortion and other culture war issues a hundred years from now.
My greatest fear is not being ruled by crazed Leftists, since they can only hasten the end of this system. Instead, my worst nightmare is that Republicans will crack down on crime, improve the economy, focus on conservative culture war issues, and turn dissidents into pathetic, dog-like plan trusters — all while failing to halt the Great Replacement; indeed, while putting it on firmer footing. The only thing worse than Left-wing, multicultural chaos is an orderly, stable multiculturalism — which is precisely what Right-wing civic nationalists promise us.
That includes even the best Republicans. But we have to be clear about our motives. I don’t support such people because they ultimately want what we want. I support them because they might help us get what we want, in spite of themselves, for instance by injecting our issues into political debates and by supporting policies that interrupt white demographic decline. These are genuine steps forward, genuine victories, and unlike the accelerationists, I don’t think we win by losing. We only win by winning. Ultimately, though, we won’t win with Republicans, because they simply don’t care about white people, so they will not create or restore white homelands. That task falls to White Nationalists.
If white Americans had a country of our own, we would of course support law and order, patriotism, and sound economic policies, as well as healthy families and sexual norms — precisely because they make a country stronger. When anyone publicly supports these values — even Republicans — we should of course give our verbal support. Sometimes we should even vote for them. But let’s never lose sight of the fact that America is controlled by anti-whites. It is their system now. Until we can replace them, anything that makes their system stronger makes us weaker.
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Well said, sir, as usual.
If there had been a Red Wave in this election, then the GOP would immediately betray their own voters, even before taking power.
John Boehner became House Speaker after the 2010 election, followed in 2015 by Paul Ryan. Both were disasters.
If the GOP had won big in 2022, expect the same kind of betrayal. Expect tax cuts for the rich, continued mass immigration, more money for war, more money for Israel, and amnesty for illegal aliens. These are certain vote-losers, but they don’t really care about that. They are disloyal to their own voters.
The GOP has three purposes in winning: Get their snouts closer to the federal money-slurry, hurt White people, pander to rich Jews.
It’s the only things they consistently do well.
Absolutely. Only partisan Republicans should be sad about this outcome. WNs have different and higher goals.
We need to make the transition from being a ‘right-wing’ movement to a ‘White-wing’ movement. The best way to do this is to have a firm sense of what our issues are versus mere ‘issues’ that any other political operations can seize upon to differentiate their brand.
Dr. Johnson has done a great job of showing how this is done.
I think the one ‘universal’ issue that we can embrace is that, in America, in these times, one size does not fit all.
Liberal universalism (for want of a better turn of phrase) is a kind of mind-virus that eats away at the ability to think clearly about how to negotiate and minimize the friction that arises from real differences.
We also need to look at declarations of ‘value’s as being more about ‘branding’ than about politics in the traditional sense.
Most women who freak out over the very idea that abortion might not be available are never going to have an abortion. They’re just signalling that they’re not religious and that they’re members of a particular in-group who grew up with a certain idea of themselves as ‘free persons’. To them, the end of abortion is emotionally no different than how Negros would feel if the 13th Amendment (anti-slavery) were to be repealed.
Is there nothing we can say to White woman in this camp that will open them up to our message besides ‘We don’t care’? I think there is, but it’s not a ‘White’ message, it’s a ‘how we intend to govern’ message.
Ours is often a cerebral movement, but politics is a visceral activity.
..’a visceral activity.’
I agree. All of what you say here makes sense.
Most white women – and men – will not support organisations (electoral or otherwise) unless they can relate to them on a visceral level.
Rolling out every 4 years with a hey-vote-for-me pitch is a strategy from history books. Politics will increasingly be more like a football match than a shopping trip.
It’s not possible to build loyalty and a sense of belonging to something that’s a brand choice, like buying cereal at a supermarket. The fate of the nation is not something that can be compared to exercising a consumer choice.
Deep loyalty to a cause, or a team – this is built by institutions through membership. And membership has to be based on a tribal sense of belonging and reciprocity.
What kind of institution would help us? Any that offers something tangible we need.
In my area, we have a food cooperative which I belong to. It provides affordable food and some dry groceries to it’s members. It’s an all-white-Australian affair, not explicitly, but in reality. A lot of members are related; family members encourage each other to join.
There’s a similar group which caters to the growing Indian diaspora in the area. I don’t know if it has any white Australian members, but I suspect not. And the indigenous folk have always had their own, state subsidised ethno-cultural bodies.
The members of our co-op have all kinds of ‘political’ views. Some are woke, some are not. Some are pro free market, some are not. Most feel disdainful about the politics they see on TV. But all are passionate about the co-op – because it’s ours. There’s an implicit message in the success of the group; it works because it’s culturally homogeneous and because we work for each other’s benefit, not for profit.
We sometimes assume that all white people are as focused on ethnic identity as we are – and feel the same connection to their organic nation. Frankly, this is not the case. Building a movement that’s capable of defending our interests will not (initially) be about creating explicitly white groups. It’ll be about creating groups which serve a more basic need, and which develop a sense of real membership. It will be implicitly white – normatively white, but that won’t be what brings people to it.
In time, it might be imagined that such groups form alliances with each other and present a more complete alternative to the liberal-globalist capitalist establishment.
An alliance like this wouldn’t need to ‘sell’ its ideas in an electoral marketplace.
“Most women who freak out over the very idea that abortion might not be available are never going to have an abortion. They’re just signalling that they’re not religious and that they’re members of a particular in-group who grew up with a certain idea of themselves as ‘free persons’. To them, the end of abortion is emotionally no different than how Negros would feel if the 13th Amendment (anti-slavery) were to be repealed (though Whites would almost certainly get the worst from its repeal).”
I think this is one of the most fair and balanced statements I have seen on this issue from a dissident-Right perspective. I came of age in the 1970’s, and the legality and availability of abortion was equated (by second-wave feminism) to freedom versus life-long subjugation — actually, banning abortion WAS equated to slavery by them. Women of this era, and successive generations, were indoctrinated to believe that legal abortion is the key to women’s rights and their own personal autonomy. So perhaps you can understand that to many women, it is not even merely an act of “signaling”; they see abortion rights as actually fundamental to their concept of themselves as an autonomous individual. I am older now, and I see things differently; but I do understand the pro-abortion reflex.
The article itself outlines some excellent strategic thinking and left me with a positive sense of our way forward.
That’s might be because I’m part of the Dissident left. 🙂
@Hamburger Today – Ha! That’s fair enough! You have given me a useful talking point, by the way, with the comparison to the reaction the Blacks would have to the repeal of the 13th Amendment.
It’s too bad we lost a fearless truth teller in Congress when Steve King from Iowa was booted. I’m not certain Masters will win, but he has the potential to fill those shoes.
I look forward to meeting Steve King at American Renaissance later this month.
Nice article. In concrete terms what are the list of victories?
– Openly saying anti-white, openly discussing demographic replacement, openly calling it our homeland
– Openly attacking affirmative action in all forms in all institutions using legislation, lawsuits first, fines, taxes, witholding and terminating funding for all active replacement institutions including churches, and rhetoric used only to promote said actions
– Openly talking about securing the border and actively funding law enforcement, building an effective wall on the southern border and policing it along with our ports (like the way Israel does with deterrent violence on encroachers and breechers)
– Openly advocating for a halt to all illegal immigration and openly discussing deportation; rabid opposition to amnesty and calling out do-nothing apathy
– Openly presenting the 1965 demographic replacement data to the public on a regular basis
– Openly using the word treason to any party enabling illegal immigration and illegal alien resettlement and resource allocation – including corporate executives
– Openly discussing the Civil Rights regime and agitating for its repeal
– State and below taking matters into their own hands with border enforcement; imprisonment and deportation; de-facto succession
Is that a good list? What else and how else. Thank God for the trickle. It is a blessing if we can use it to our advantage.
This is a very good list.
Equality was his new religion,
And its priests never ceased to bludgeon
All things naturally excellent and true
To make their melting pot’s insipid stew.
When his politicians unhinged the gates
Of white America by their statutes,
The deluge from the lesser world began,
Each squatting alien equal to a man
Whose father’s father’s father signed with blood
The plan for his descendants’ nationhood.
Agreed. I would just add that Republicans like JD Vance (Indian wife and mixed kids), DeSantis (endorsed by Frum, Kristol and McConnell) or even Trump are not worth rooting for either.
I find it odd that those 3 neocons endorsed DeSantis but I will take your word for it that they did. I like DeSantis and I think his record as governor is excellent. He is at least as good as Vance and Masters and much better than Trump. He does a lot more than just shoot off his stupid mouth like Trump. Illana Mercer, who sometimes writes for Vdare, had an excellent talk show interview with some Brit (can’t remember the name) and she endorsed DeSantis. She is (((chose))) but she, like Ron Unz, is a good (((chosen))).
“I just don’t care about conservative culture war issues like abortion, trannies, or drag queens in libraries.”
Thoroughly agree. Pointless distractions from real issues.
I was interested to hear about the greater Idaho movement on the amren podcast and the counties that are seeking secession from Oregon. That would make a good article.
Don’t forget that the recent affirmative action debate is mostly about Asians and Ivy leagues, diverse people fighting over their share of the pie.
“I was interested to hear about the greater Idaho movement on the amren podcast and the counties that are seeking secession from Oregon.”
Instead of the southern and eastern counties of Oregon and the northern counties of California joining Idaho, I suggest the conservative counties of northern California join Oregon. That would add enough conservatives votes to Oregon elections to turn the state red.
If the conservative counties of northern California join Oregon, conservatives get: 2 new senate seats, several congressional seats, another governorship, a state legislature, and several local governments. If the conservative counties of Oregon join Idaho they only strengthen an already ruby red state.
Alternatively, the conservatives of California could admit defeat and move to Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico, and turn all those states red.
We always have to be mindful of the longterm consequences of non-Europeans aka non-whites in our homeland (our Founding Fathers did not do that, otherwise they never would have allowed Africans here, &, upon realizing the longterm consequences would have deported ALL Africans back to Africa). Basically, all non-Europeans have to go back. I realize there is talk about carving up USA to house a Hispanic section, an African section, etc., but, it would not work in the longterm because they’re still in our homeland. We have been blessed with two oceans on either side of our homeland.
“The Slow Cleanse aka Restoring White Homelands.”
What do we do with the miscegenation couples & their children?
Negros were not always problematic. Blacks were a boon to my people when they picked my ancestors’ cotton. Blacks were comparable to any other domesticated animal if they were properly disciplined from a young age. Slavery had its costs and benefits. The only reason we are paying for those costs now is due to Northern abolitionism and the reconstruction period.
Finally! An article I can comment about. I’ve noticed a dearth of articles relevant to current white nationalist issues on C-C lately.
I did have the opportunity to vote for one of the people mentioned. Unfortunately one of the Republican Senators in my state is Hispanic and known as a big backer of foreign immigration.
The issue of particularly unpleasant to me as I have a lot of scientific and mathematical background yet can never seem good enough to get steady work unlike these supposedly brilliant Indian & Chinese our country keeps bringing in by the thousands. I have the humorous idea that the US Govt actually wants “Chinese-American” scientists to periodically give US technology to China. This way they have to keep the research dollars flowing to develop an improvement to the last technology that was given away.
Of course this relates to legal non-white immigration which absolutely noone is opposed to except for a small fringe of w-n’s found here and on one or two scattered other sites.
Many of the foreign nationals awarded our tech and scientific positions don’t seem unusually competent tho or interested in improving things other than themselves or for their peoples. They certainly have the money to do otherwise.
I agree that gridlock is best. A victorious Herschel Walker / Ben Shapiro-led Republican party is a pied piper to Panama and Nicaragua. Let me explain. Breeding age Americans if they all interbreed will look like a cross between Puerto Ricans and Colombians (East Asian DNA equivocated with Amerind DNA). Shapiro and Walker are leading whites toward the next benchmark equivalent of the Great Replacement, which is somewhere between Panama and Nicaragua genetically if all were to interbreed.
Trump slowed immigration. He was more of a Panama/Nicaragua 2099 candidate. Shapiro and Walker, along with the Democrats, want rampant immigration and as such are P/N 2069. Those are just made up dates for illustration purposes. I want to find accurate ones based on current immigration levels. I wish I had a team of demographers and immigration policy analysts to do that work for me though. It’s funny how so many of them work in cushy, well-paid jobs and aren’t doing that. They have all the data and none of the sense of how to analyze it.
We need some Partitioned America 1925 candidates.
Why does America still come away with this ‘Greatest Nation In The World’ (TM) nonsense? It makes you appear very insecure, like Short Man Syndrome, always thundering on about your supposed greatness and achievements, when America has done nothing for the human race for decades. Your greatest years were 1945-2001, let’s face it, and you’re now on the slide into third world banana republic anarchy. Surely you have noticed that by now? Seriously.
Try a little harder not to sound pleased.
“But they do not fully see what a weak and traitorous opposition the Republicans are. Thus, a red wave would make these people feel safe again. It would lull them back to sleep. This would allow the Great Replacement to continue unabated, but under Republican leadership.”
Most important point of the whole article. I had to come to terms that the Rush Limbaugh crowd is a big, or bigger, problem than the liberals. Both these liberal and (so-called) conservative messages are just a way for white men to deny the reality of race. Any acceptance of race and tradition as important, both parties are against.
I have two sensible colleagues at the college who loathe democrats and what America has become, yet they only sleep with and fetishize brown women. One is even married to a dark Latina. They never mention White people as a bloc and they think Jews are a benevolent religious minority that share the same Christian values as them. They are intelligent guys but they tend to do more lecturing at me than listening. These two would be considered dissidents pretty much anywhere in Chicagoland.
Visiting northwest Arkansas last month, I met a man with similar normie viewpoints but noticed a big, big difference in the way he carried himself: namely with curiosity and befuddlement. He was a veteran and couldn’t believe how degraded his Marines had become. He kept asking me: “How did this happen? Who is doing this to America? Why is there so much division these days? I don’t get it.”
These are exactly the people we need to peel away from the Judaized fabric and bring over to our side. (Not my colleagues)
Sound and enjoyable analysis. I am reminded of having dinner with Mr. and Mrs. Carto in San Diego and asking them what they thought of Bill Clinton. This was early in the Clinton administration. “Oh! He’s great! For us!” said a beaming Willis. The Carto enterprises were doing a land-office business in 1993, picking up Perot types as well as those who were merely incensed at the Clintons. But Willis’s delight was not merely mercenary or cynical. No, he knew that broad disaffection with the government widened the window of acceptable conversation. It opened complacent eyes. And this Obama-Biden combine has been like Clinton squared.
We have not had, will not have, a “red tsunami” from this 2022 election. But we may get something better: a ringing repudiation of Mitch McConnell and other trimmers in both Houses of Congress. And harder, clearer, battle-lines drawn between the hard Left (and its catspaw Biden) and WN Heritage Americans. There will be no walking this back.
Sound and well-put. Thank you.
Some good points here. I also notice there are now more of our type of Republicans who talk about anti-whiteness. There was even a TV ad about anti-white racism for the first time in my lifetime.
Yes, this is very encouraging.
The election was stolen again. All the irregular voting shenanigans from 2020have been codified in many of the swing states.
We don’t have to like the road, but we sure need it to get there.
Btw: Ever since 2020, I have dismissed the red wave theory. There won’t be one, ever. Its only talked up to keep people from walking away from the system.
I was listening to a speech from Sam Francis earlier and something he said struck me about how the right always cedes moral authority to the left and never pushes back. While I agree with your sentiment about leaving some of the culture war issues to the normies, I think that if we are to “halt and then reverse white demographic decline” we should not ignore the radical LGBT indoctrination among young people and the mutilation and medication of minors. This crap isn’t just solely targeting white children, but young white girls are most susceptible to this destructive ideology and countless otherwise healthy and normal white children are being manipulated into destroying their bodies and rendering themselves sterile, all but assuring that they will never reproduce.
I understand your considered rejection of accelerationist arguments. However, reform must be conducted within the system’s procedural channels and thus, on its own terms. Colorblind civic nationalists represent the farthest edge of the rightwing that is allowed to work within the system. I see know reason for this to change. I view these civic nationalist reformists as enemies just the same as crazed leftists. There is a world of difference between being merely “anti-anti-white” and being “pro-white.” Conversely, there is little ultimate difference between being merely “anti-anti-white” and being “anti-white.” The most “anti-woke” civic nationalists reject white ethnocentrism [or racism] just as stridently as woke leftists. The two only disagree upon the timing of white extinction. The woke crowd desires white genocide today while the civic nationalists desire white genocide tomorrow. Both are foes of white ethno-nationalists. One openly desires to slit our throats. The other wishes to slowly poison us. They disagree merely on the means, not the end of white extinction.
The civic nationalists appear to many in our camp as friends when they are foes: wolves in sheep’s clothing. In fact, they are more dangerous than the woke crowd. A foe who appears to be a friend is more dangerous than a foe that appears to be a foe. They siphon away money, time, and manpower from our movement and redirect any challenge to the system into controllable channels. Buying time will buy us nothing if present trends continue. For that reason miscegenationist J.D. Vance is much more dangerous to white survival than Merrick Garland.
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