10th January 2013
The word “hatefact” seems to have been coined by VDARE’s Peter Brimelow back in 2008. Speaking at an H.L. Mencken conference, he said that “hatefacts” are, “things that everybody knows are true but can’t be said.” They are the truisms behind so called “hate speech.”
The concept of a hatefact is quite accurate, and deserves more traction. Gavin McInnes wrote an amusing piece on the matter for Taki’s Mag a few months ago, but the hatefacts he listed were mostly focused on statistics and common sense. Although that is well and good, referring back to history should be the modus operandi of all conservatives. History’s lessons manage to debunk nearly every theory and utopia the left can dream up and argue for.