What Was the Nerd?
November 16, 2016 8:03 AM Subscribe
Today’s American fascist youth is neither the strapping Aryan jock-patriot nor the skinheaded, jackbooted punk: The fascist millennial is a pasty nerd watching shitty meme videos on YouTube, listening to EDM, and harassing black women on Twitter. Self-styled “nerds” are the core youth vanguard of crypto-populist fascist movements. And they are the ones most likely to seize the opportunities presented by the Trump presidency.Willie Osterweil identifies how "The myth of the bullied white outcast loner is helping fuel a fascist resurgence."
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