You might think it’s pretty easy but as of late, white supremacists, neo-nazis and white nationalists have been hiding behind a benign veil so you won’t recognize them until it’s too late …
From civil rights activists to scholars of cultural extremism, others have question the wisdom of using a term like “alt right” to describe an openly racist, nationalist, anti-Semitic movement.
Notice how the Alt-Right hates political correctness yet use a PC term like Alt-Right instead of just calling themselves White Supremacists?
— D (@Delo_Taylor) August 23, 2016
Marilyn Mayo, a research fellow at the Anti-Defamation League’s Center on Extremism, told Mic.com’s Emily Cahn on Aug. 23 that the term may obscure the threat they pose. Mayo said:
Calling them the “alt-right” does obscure the fact to the general public that they are white supremacists, mostly. And getting rid of that term, “alt-right,” may clarify things for the general public.
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