How the Right Can Win, Conclusion

Trump’s presidency is a rare opportunity for the Right, and it would be madness not to take full advantage of it. This is a once in a lifetime chance to implement Rightist policies. No matter what criticisms you may have of Trump, Hillary would have been far worse. We dodged a bullet with her. She would have passed amnesty, and appointed liberal Supreme Court justices who would tear the Constitution to shreds, and the first and second amendments would become meaningless. This was a fluke election, and we were very lucky Trump ran for president. If he hadn’t, Ted Cruz would have been defeated by Hillary Clinton. But Trump’s victory will be temporary if nothing comes of it. We need to keep reminding Trump to keep his campaign promises, most of which he hasn’t fulfilled. Most importantly, the Wall still hasn’t been built. The elections of 2018 and 2020 aren’t that far off. If Trump does deliver, and the Democrats continue to offer no coherent message and nominate Elizabeth Warren or someone as unlikeable as her, he may be re-elected in 2020. But if he doesn’t deliver on his promises, Trump will be a one-term president. Usually, conservative Republicans do little or nothing after they win and get complacent, while left-wingers never stop fighting for their cause. Leftists are very aggressive, and now they are seething over last year’s loss. If they get back in power, they will have blood in their eyes. That is why we must hold Trump’s feet to the fire.

So far I have been talking exclusively about politics, but what can we do on a day-to-day basis? One way for the Right to increase its influence would be for right-wingers to take jobs in large numbers in mostly left-wing professions. Right-wingers should take jobs where they can have an influence on peoples’ thought, such as journalists, scientists, doctors, lawyers, and bureaucrats. You may be reluctant to work in fields dominated by the Left, but as Christ said, “it is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick.” Likewise, it is professions dominated by the Left that need right-wingers to break their monopoly on thought. In Academia, conservatives are outnumbered by liberals 12 to 1. These are the people who are teaching the next generation of this country, and they almost all have the same political views. This is unacceptable, and it must end. The fact that so few on the Left find this problematic exposes the hollowness of their repeated calls for diversity. We should especially target the social sciences, and in particular history. History professors today are almost all ideological clones of Howard Zinn, and are poisoning the minds of young adults with anti-American, anti-Western, and anti-Christian propaganda. In the social sciences, conservatives are outnumbered by Marxists. The most likely reason there are so few right-wing professors is that people don’t want to work in a hostile environment. This is an understandable concern, but it need not be the case. Right-wingers interested in entering Academia should do so, and try to make connections to other right-wingers in the field. Perhaps right-leaning professors could organize and form groups that will protect them from being fired for their views. There is strength in numbers, and organization is the key to taking power.

This long march through the institutions will likely be met with resistance, but it must be done. And until then, the universities should be defunded. Taxpayers’ money should not be going to glorified Marxist indoctrination camps. In addition, right-wing students in College should not remain silent about their views. Leftist professors constantly drone on about their political views, as anyone who has attended College can attest to. If you are currently in College, don’t be silent, and don’t allow Leftist points to go unaddressed. Apolitical students will see the Left’s view isn’t the only one out there, and right-wing students will see they aren’t alone. There are more of us than many realize. Many remain silent, falsely assuming they are the only one in the class, or there aren’t many like them. There are fewer liberals than you would expect. Most people aren’t ideological, and just follow the crowd. If you do happen to find yourself in an argument with a professor or another student, conduct yourself in a respectful, dignified manner. Don’t bring up the subject, or people will see you as annoying and pushy. Instead, wait until someone else brings up the subject, and then talk about it. Another area where the Left dominates and where right-wingers should apply for jobs is the arts. We need to make good movies, music, paintings, and write good books. When conservatives make movies, they are usually lame and cringeworthy, as the creators vainly attempt to be relevant. People are more influenced by works of art than many realize, and the Right cannot win the culture war if it lags behind in the arts. Surely there are some on our side who can make a good movie? If you can’t influence the culture through your job, there are other ways to help. Donate your time and money to organizations that push the Overton window rightwards.

I will end on a positive note. The wind is in our sails. After decades of hegemony, liberalism has become old and boring, and populist nationalism is ascending. In 2016, the twin victories of the Brexit referendum and Trump election scared our elites. Then came the Italian constitutional referendum, Geert Wilders’ party shattered the ruling coalition in the Netherlands and increased its position from third to second place, Marine Le Pen lost in France with 34% of the vote but almost doubled her father’s 18% from fifteen years earlier, the AfD won 13% of the vote in Germany and won representation in the Bundestag for the first time, and right-wing parties did very well in the Austrian election. Poland and Hungary are standing strong against the European Union when it comes to the migrant crisis. Such things would have seemed impossible as recent as two years ago, but much has changed since then. The young are coming to our side. Generation Z, meaning those born 1995 onwards, are the most conservative since World War II. Le Pen did better with the young than the old. And yet, Leftism remains firmly entrenched in every institution of the Western world. But it can be destroyed. Communism was once thought to be indestructible, and yet it all came crashing down in a few months. Very few at the beginning of 1989 would have thought Communism would be doomed by the end of the year, but it was. It is the same with Globalism. Like Communism, it seems to have an iron grip on power, but it is an illusion. Trump is not the end of the Right. He represents the beginning of a new and better chapter, one where Globalism will be destroyed and Nationalism will reign triumphant in America and throughout the world.

Thomas O'Malley

Thomas O'Malley

2 Responses

  1. James D. says:

    When Trump won, I thought that it could be the beginning of a nationalist or “America First” movement, whereby there would be politicians at all levels adopting Trump’s issues, gaining influence, and winning elections. I naively thought that the parties could realign and the Republican Party would now be the anti-immigration, anti-globalism, etc. party. It now appears that Trump is a singular character. He just might be the only billionaire in the world who isn’t completely part of the globalist cabal. His election was a thousand-to-one. We should make the most of it, but i don’t think it portends any decent things to come. After three or seven more years, we’ll just get another welfare/warfare disaster like Bush, Clinton, etc…

  2. George Gaudio says:

    this essay would have been good advice in 1968. bomben’ billy ayres has taught two generations of teachers since then.