<p>As Rebecca Falconer of Axios writes, "The poor showings demonstrate how the white supremacist movement has been driven underground in the face of media and <a href="//www.axios.com/far-right-extreme-police-fresno-fires-officer-240bef19-e5c8-4c81-9b00-9f67ee52877b.html" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">police scrutiny</a> since the Jan. 6 <a href="//www.axios.com/capitol-protests-dc-photos-trump-86822307-2afb-4b09-a0a9-2becf5c2932e.html" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">U.S. Capitol insurrection</a>, with extremists using encryption services to arrange the rallies," adding, "Evidence emerged in the weeks after the U.S. Capitol riots that the subsequent <a href="//www.axios.com/online-right-life-after-trump-9c730e24-956e-493c-970d-c294092a8896.html" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">online purge</a> of far-right figures and platforms had driven radicalized users <a href="//www.axios.com/the-online-far-right-is-moving-underground-e429d45d-1b30-46e0-82a3-6e240bf44fef.html" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">into darker corners</a> of the internet."</p><p>According to Brian Levin, director of the Center for the Study of Hate & Extremism, divisions among the groups have led to a splintering, with Levin warning the risk now is from, "loners and cells, who act on their own combination of hatreds and idiosyncrasies often cobbled together from a constant all-you-can-eat buffet of stereotyping and conspiracies that still populate online discourse."</p><p> This falls in line with a report from the Daily Beast in February that stated <a href="//www.clshoes-wholesale.com/proud-boys-2650533573/" target="_blank">members of rightwing groups</a>, including the Proud Boys, are at each others' throat over fears that some members have become informants for the FBI, with the report stating, "Now racist live-streamers are accusing their former comrades of attempting to turn over followers to law enforcement, while Proud Boys chapters are splintering from the national organization over similar fears."</p><p>You can <a href="//www.axios.com/unlawful-assembly-declared-white-supremacist-rally-9536047a-f3ab-4faf-b299-580a40164d19.html" target="_blank">read more here</a>.</p>
但根据娜塔莉舒尔写作 新共和国, Boehner is now acting appalled "他积极促进的权利派遣的派系."
<p>Shure writes that the narrative the media is helping Boehner create is "utter baloney." </p><p>"Not only did Boehner himself boost those 'crazies' and arguably benefit from their rise, the entire Republican Party did as well," Shure writes. "In fact, whipping up that craziness has since become a key component of the Right's strategy to cobble together a coalition in support of its otherwise unpopular plutocratic agenda—which Boehner consistently upheld throughout his political career, and even now continues to serve from K Street."</p><p>Boehner tries to disclaim the current trend of Republican extremism, but Shure contends that the extremism he's condemning didn't start with Trump.</p><p>"It was Boehner's own wish list of policy prescriptives and political wedges that primed the pump for the Tea Party surge in the first place."</p><p>Read the full op-ed over at <a href="//newrepublic.com/article/162003/boehner-book-tour-trump-hypocrite" target="_blank">The New Republic</a>.</p>
<p>Top Georgia Republicans tried to work behind closed doors with leading businesses in the state to "fix" the voter suppression bill. After a massive backlash, Trump Republicans called for massive boycotts of the companies, but others who rely on corporate money for campaigns worried about the impact on their fundraising. </p><p>"The Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce and representatives of major corporations, including Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines, worked directly with legislative leaders<strong></strong> and the office of Gov. Brian Kemp (R) to exclude some of the more controversial proposals, according to people familiar with the discussions, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to describe private conversations. Republicans agreed to drop, for instance, language barring most Georgians from voting by mail and curtailing early voting on weekends. They even expanded early-voting hours in the final bill," the <em>Post</em> reported.<br/></p><p>Half a dozen people familiar with the process told the paper that Republicans were hoping to placate Trump's fans angry about losing the 2020 election and those fearful about their right to vote being suppressed by Trump's supporters.</p><p>Action from big business has now spread to Texas, Florida, Michigan and Arizona as voting rights activists are driving momentum for voting rights nationwide. </p><p>The Post revealed that Saturday more than 100 CEOs and corporate leaders <a href="//www.washingtonpost.com/business/2021/04/11/companies-voting-bills-states/?itid=lk_inline_manual_14" target="_blank" title="www.washingtonpost.com">held an online meeting </a>to coordinate ways to use their power across the country to stop the voter suppression bills. The report explained that activists are hoping to not just stop the voter suppression bills but increase support for federal legislation for the new Voting Rights Act <a href="//www.politico.com/magazine/story/2015/08/john-roberts-voting-rights-act-121222/" target="_blank">diminished by the Supreme Court</a> in 2013. </p><p>"Donald Trump's 10 weeks of chaos have made Republicans vulnerable in every corner of this country," the <em>Post</em> cited Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan (R-GA), who opposes Trumpism. "The conversations around election reform were rooted in the misinformation that the former president and those around him spread, leaving a crater inside the Republican Party. All because they wanted to overturn a fair election that unfortunately didn't turn out the way that we Republicans wanted it to."</p><p>Lawsuits are surly to move forward as the NAACP leads an effort against the law. </p><p>"This is a very surgical, precise act that is seeking to take away just the smallest margin of error so that they can decide who wins and who loses elections," said Georgia NAACP president James Woodall.</p><p>While Georgia may have signed their bill, other states should take heed of the business impact. </p><p><a href="//www.washingtonpost.com/politics/georgia-voting-law-backlash/2021/04/11/3074ef34-9893-11eb-a6d0-13d207aadb78_story.html" target="_blank">Read the full report from the <em>Washington Post</em>. </a></p>