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While it’s too soon to tell what effect Brexit will have on the U.S. election in November, it’ll undoubtedly act as a shot in the arm for a resurgent far-right. Trump’s campaign has already energized the once-struggling white nationalist movement. Brexit—living proof that virulently nativist politics can find their way into the mainstream and can deal a severe blow to the global order within the confines of the democratic process—can only embolden them.

America’s younger white nationalists have embraced the European far-right as a model for their own movement. The American alt-right—a term devised by National Policy Institute director and noted white nationalist, Richard Spencer—has strong European connections, largely through its embrace of “identitarianism.”

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The elites really are out of touch! Watch out for the consequences. On the morning after votes were counted in the United Kingdom, I sat for an hour on a conference call hosted by the Atlantic Council, where the “policy 1 percent” talked about the implications of the British vote to leave the EU.

What you had was an intelligent, but largely irrelevant discussion among elite writers, diplomats, financiers, and think-tankers who focus, rather narrowly, I fear, on what they love to call the “European Project”—the 65-year effort to integrate more closely the markets and economic activities of European countries.

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