The Alt-Right’s Optics Scam

‘Clean cut’ Neo-Nazis Identity Evropa hope to smuggle hate into the mainstream—the ‘Today Show’ is helping them

There’s a good litmus test for reporters covering the alt-right: If your subject is happy about their treatment, you messed up. The neo-Nazi group Identity Evropa was positively ecstatic about the Today Show’s recent interview with

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Justin Ward

Justin Ward

Journalist and activist. Founder and co-chair of DivestSPD. Bylines at SPLC, The Baffler, GEN, USA Today. Follow on Twitter: @justwardoctrine, @DivestSPD