For some body like white nationalist Richard Spencer, making use of a seemingly innocuous symbol like a glass of milk actively works to express a specific standpoint until everybody else begins to know very well what this means.
Spencer had placed a glass of milk in the Twitter handle earlier this year as an ironic expression of white supremacy. Through some really racist logic, milk arrived to suggest things white nationalist according to articles about Europeans being mostly lactose tolerant and in a position to handle ingesting milk.
Spencer penned to us through Twitter, describing just what the milk expression supposed to him. “the storyline, when I comprehend it, can be follows. ” he published. “Some hysterical leftist literally argues that consuming milk is ‘racist’ because Europeans (& Central Asians) are lactose tolerant.” It seems Spencer is citing a Mother Jones article that looked at the U.S.