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No, The White Supremacists Aren't Looking For Attention

No, the White Supremacists Aren't Looking for Attention There is a pervasive belief that the white supremacist-led rallies taking place around the country are attention-seeking exploits. β€œDon’t counter-protest, they crave your attention,” the admonishments go. β€œIf you ignore them they will go away.” Frankly, this is bullshit. White supremacy has never been about attention. While some personalities may seek it to satisfy their egos or to grow their brands, there is no evidence that attention-seeking is the mission of these groups. ...