keith salkowski

Sep 26, 2020

6 min read

The White Nationalist (a/k/a Republican) Party is Desperate, and for Good Reason

A long, long time ago I was married to a woman who called herself a radical feminist. (She wasn’t, but that’s another story.) We often had spirited discussions about all sorts of political and cultural issues. One of her favorite rejoinders anytime I took issue with her arguments was that I was just another white male afraid of losing my patriarchal power.

It was a good, if overused, point. People who hold power rarely give it up easily or gracefully.