There is no “smoking gun” as yet that Richard Spencer has “been turned” and is working hand-in-glove with “Feds” or other shadowy “antifa” organisations that seek to police the right-wing “critique-o-sphere.” However, there is an increasing amount of “chatter” and circumstantial evidence that points squarely in that direction.
Spencer, of course, famously founded the Alt-Right, and even pushed it in a clearly Nazi direction from 2015 to 2018, before “mysteriously” backtracking around 2019, even to the point of supporting Joe Biden in the 2020 Presidential election. This was also echoed by the actions of those close to Spencer, such as Evan McLaren, the former head of Spencer’s National Policy Institute.
A recent conversation on Twitter involving a number of participants, including antifa author Shane Burley, Michael Edison Hayden, a senior investigative reporter and spokesperson for the SPLC, and Haterodorx, a transsexual podcaster, showed a remarkably sympathetic and “knowing” attitude to Spencer.
After Haterodorx questioned the sincerity of Spencer’s recent move to the center, Hayden was quick to leap to his defence:
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