” in a fiery post-election speech; getting sucker-punched by a leftist demonstrator at Trump’s inauguration; and, most recently, leading a torchlight march to protest the planned removal of a Confederate monument in Charlottesville, Virginia.Regnery has played a “vitally important and indispensable” role in building the alt-right movement, Spencer said in an interview.After World War II, Regnery’s uncle, Henry Regnery, made the family a power in GOP politics through his publishing house, which was subsidized by inherited wealth.He printed the works of writers whom he called “giants of American conservatism:” William F. (“God and Man at Yale”), Russell Kirk (“The Conservative Mind”) and Robert Welch, co-founder of the John Birch Society.“The government thought that it was a CIA plot,” a source with inside knowledge of Hungarian counterintelligence told Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting. intelligence services set up this conference so they can say Hungary is a home for right-wing extremist activists and then blackmail them in the international media.” It was a preposterous suspicion, given Regnery’s own profound alienation from his homeland’s political establishment. The committee, which attracted Nazi sympathizers and anti-Semites, disbanded when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor.
Regnery II was brooding about the demographic plight of white people and plotting their rescue.
Regnery, Spencer and Jared Taylor, the self-described “racialist” editor of a white nationalist website, were scheduled to speak.
Joining the Americans on the podium would be a Russian fascist known as “Putin’s brain” – Alexander Dugin, an adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
But by 2006, his public views on race left him ostracized from the GOP. Working behind the scenes, the retired Chicago business executive has played an important role in making his ultra-right views a part of America’s political conversation in the era of Trump.
In what he has described as his crowning political achievement, Regnery discovered Richard Spencer, the mediagenic agitator who invented the term “alt-right.” In 2011, Regnery made him the frontman for his white nationalist think tank, the National Policy Institute, providing Spencer the platform to launch the alt-right movement.