FiveThirtyEight: How racial and cultural resentment have replaced the Republican Party’s small government ethos.
Washington Post: For Donald Trump, it’s white America first.
Salon: Alt-right trolls briefly take over when RNC enables the live chat feature on its video stream.
Imagine 2050: Kris Kobach, Geert Wilders will lead the nativist parade at the GOP convention.
Gawker: White nationalists at the RNC don’t think Trump goes far enough.
Right Wing Watch: Alex Jones claims that Trump is bringing ‘our values’ into the mainstream.
Raw Story: The most insane conspiracy theories on display at Jones’ pro-Trump rally in Cleveland.
Media Matters: How major publications like the New York Times avoid using the ‘hate group’ designation for anti-LGBT groups.
The Oregonian: Republicans call on candidate for state legislative seat to step down after ugly anti-Obama post.
Casa Grande Dispatch (AZ): Anti-Semitic graffiti painted on driveway at home of Jewish candidate for state House seat.
Think Progress: Texas governor plans to launch bizarre anti-abortion strategy by bypassing legislature.
Oregon Public Broadcasting: Prosecutors reveal that Ryan Bundy attempted to escape from jail.
Vox: Rep. Steve King claims that white people have contributed more to civilization than any other racial group.