1 (of 15) Tarrant’s manifesto (pp 74) is clearly modelled on Anders Breivik's (pp 1,500) – all very tedious and familiar.
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Psychotic, xenophobic and Islamophobic, they’re autobiographical and ideological mash-ups. Don't look for cryptic codes; they're schizophrenic confusions.
Evidence indicates he's onto something. 🇫🇷
Camus’ book talked of the ‘Islamisation of Europe’ and destruction of autochtonous peoples/culture. lemonde.fr/les-decodeurs/…
Wauquiez touts the racist Zemmour as ‘one of our greatest French intellectuals’ here:
(See for example: Raphael Liogier’s ‘The Myth of Islamization. Essay on a Collective Obsession’.)
Because they give legitimacy to those who are ignorant of history and evidence, making them feel important, heard, understood...and smart.