“All of Western Civilization is running at sub-replacement fertility, and will within a generation or two disappear into the history books.”
In terms of impact, few investments can rival the return that the conservative donor class has gotten from the small cohort of evangelical theologians and scholars whose work has provided scriptural justifications for apocalyptic geopolitics and economic rapaciousness.
The same billionaires who ushered in the ruling hard-right Republican majorities over the past ten years are funding and betting on the success of this project, and its key figures are using a thicket of connected dark money groups to do it.
"James O'Keefe Is Using Dark Money to Run His Pseudo-Journalism Project" (Jezebel) – February 8, 2017
"Someone Is Paying Strangers Online to Beg For Betsy DeVos's Confirmation" (Jezebel, with Ashley Feinberg) – February 3, 2017