Extremism Blends Into the Mainstream

The Rise of Moms for Liberty

The Moms for Liberty received nationwide attention before and during their gathering as an example of the new normal: welcoming the Moms for Liberty’s right-wing racism, homophobia and book banning into the Republican mainstream. Five Republican Presidential contenders spoke at the Moms for Liberty conference and basked in the warm reception they received from these fierce “Joyful Warriors,” a favored Moms For Liberty term used to explain their newly found political selves.

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Nancy Snyder is the Recording Secretary Emeritus of SEIU Local 1021. She has a long history of writing about labor issues and labor history and also writes about political literature.

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