Is the ‘Alt-Right’ on Its Last Leg?
Probably not. But two of the movement’s leaders—Richard Spencer and Matthew Heimbach—are having a really hard time out there on those racism streets.
Two leading figures in so-called alt-right have met with a series of recent setbacks. Richard Spencer’s 15 minutes as White nationalism’s preppy it-boy seem to be up. And Matthew Heimbach’s Traditionalist Worker Party (TWP) has melted down in a sex scandal worthy of a daytime soap. But do these blows spell an end for the overt White nationalism linked to the ascent of Trump?