I’ve had 24 jobs at last count, ranging from three hours delivering pizza for Domino’s to 23 years as a U.S. diplomat. Now, I finally can add the title of Senior “Far-Right” Fellow to my resume.

Of course, that last part is a joke. So is “The Pyramid of Far-Right Radicalization,” a diagram displayed by college professor Michael Loadenthal at a seminar called “Extremism, Rhetoric, and Democratic Precarity” at the University of Dayton in 2021.

In the diagram, bedrock conservative institutions including The Heritage Foundation and the Republican Party form the pyramid’s base. (Heritage is The Daily Signal’s parent organization.) Some obscure, far-right organizations, represented by their logos, occupy the top of the pyramid. …

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