In response to last monthâ€™s massacre in Buffalo, the Democrats have put forth legislation to condemn the Great Replacement Theory, Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer is demanding that Fox News cancel Tucker Carlson for promoting the theory, and Neocon Never Trumper, Jenifer Rubin, called on Joe Biden to attack the White Grievance Industry. The Great Replacement theory was coined by French identitarian intellectual, Renaud Camus, and Wikipedia describes the theory as those believing â€œthat, with the complicity or cooperation of “replacist” elites, white European populations are being demographically and culturally replaced with non-white peoplesâ€”especially from Muslim-majority countriesâ€”through mass migration, demographic growth and a drop in the birth rate of white Europeans.â€ There were previous pushes to censor talk about the Great Replacement after the massacres in Christchurch, New Zealand and in El Paso.
There are various takes on replacement theory ranging form antisemitic conspiracy theories to the more garden variety conservative tropes that Democrats are engineering demographic change to secure permanent electoral hegemony. Americaâ€™s demographic transformation is clear, but the question is whether there are intentional motives or not. There is truth to the theory but it is not so much a secretive conspiracy but rather an assortment of special interests with various partisan, ideological and economic motives, many of which may be cloaked in genuinely held moral sentiments about human rights and being welcoming. Certainly capitalism plays a major role,