Here's SPLC's background into #VDare's relationship with eugenicist John Tanton, who died in July (but not before he helped start that publication) #TantonNetwork

splcenter.org/fighting-hate/…
"The next year, Tanton apparently helped Brimelow conceive and organize VDARE.com, the white nationalist and nativist website Brimelow still runs today, according to a Feb. 25, 1998, Tanton memo that refers to the site as "our enterprise.""
It's been going on a while thedailybeast.com/rnc-2016-shows…
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