White nationalist alt-right leader: We’re ‘mainstream’ now ‘and we’re not going away’
Richard Spencer now runs a small think tank that pushes alt-right ideas. To be clear, the alt-right movement is also a white nationalist movement that’s associated with racism, misogyny and anti-Semitism. What the alt-right wants, Spencer says, is an awakening of identity politics, meaning white identity politics.
RICHARD SPENCER: This is the first time we’ve really entered the mainstream, and we’re not going away. I mean this is just the beginning. And I’m very excited…
I think we need to get beyond thinking about immigration just in terms of illegal immigration. Illegal immigration is not nearly as damaging as legal immigration. Legal immigration – they’re here to stay. Their children are here and so on.