Friday, December 08, 2023
Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy promoted Great Replacement Theory at the primary debate on Wednesday before liking and retweeting a a video of infamous neo-Nazi Nick Fuentes celebrating as much on X. "The Great Replacement Theory is not some grand, right-wing conspiracy theory, but a basic statement of the Democratic Party's platform" declared Ramaswamy on stage Wednesday. While there are variations of Great Replacement Theory " which suggests that white, native-born citizens are being replaced by foreigners " it is popular in white supremacist circles in the United States. "Since many white supremacists, particularly those in the United States, blame Jews for non-white immigration to the U.S. the replacement theory is now associated with antisemitism," asserts the Anti-Defamation League in an explainer.
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