Another “movement” error.
The Mangan Syndrome, named after Muscleman Mangan (The King of Whey) can be defined thus: When someone, particular in some precinct of Der Movement, publicly makes a factually incorrect statement with an attitude of complete smug self-assurance. Typically, the comment is not only factually incorrect but obviously so, something that could be identified as incorrect (or at best highly misleading) given a few minutes (or seconds) of online research (or simple reading comprehension).
The classic example was Mangans’s assertion that “most Italian-Americans are of Northern Italian ancestry.” Another example from Der Movement is one I criticized here.
The latest example of this is Amren’s assertion that Florida (ex) deputy Scot Peterson is Black.
This is Scot Peterson. Not very Negro.
Note that Amren post has to be from an archived source since they apparently removed the original once they found out they were wrong (days later) and, insofar as I know, they never admitted, much less apologized for, the error.
Now, I’m sure heavy breathing Type Is will say “what’s the big deal?”
It is the same principle as to why people are told to make sure there are no spelling or grammar mistakes in their resume/CV/job application, college application essay, grant submission, etc. If you are so sloppy, and have such a lack of attention to detail, in the small things, that is a warning that you’ll do the same for the big things. If you can’t be trusted to get it right, find out the correct answer, and do your research for the small things, the same is likely for the big things. If you cannot be trusted on the small things, why should anyone trust you on anything more important?
So, the same Amren that tells us that that a deputy named “Scot Peterson” is “Black” (How likely is it that a deputy named "Scot Peterson" is a Negro? Didn't any of these geniuses have enough sense to double check to make sure? Apparently not.) based on this picture (obviously a fuzzy photo of a tanned White man) is the same Amren that peddles the pseudoscience of the charlatan Richard Lynn or which spreads misleading nonsense about Ancient Egypt.
And the System uses these errors to smear ALL racialists and ALL nationalists as being “wrong” and “peddling pseudoscience” and “so blinded by hate that they can’t get their facts straight.”
At some point, if there is never any accountability, how will the “movement” ever get on track? Are these people even capable of admitting they are wrong? Are they capable of admitting errors? Can you trust anyone who makes such egregious mistakes and then doesn’t have the good grace, the character, to admit it?
And this is not specifically to “pick on” Amren, which has done, and continues to do, some good work, but it is illustrative of Der Movement as a whole. It is also related to Der Movement’s solipsism, what I call The Lathe of Heaven Syndrome (many syndromes in Der Defective Movement - The Man on White Horse Syndrome being another), in which Type I activists believe that their very thoughts, their bombastic pronouncements, create reality. Things are because Der Movement says they are! Ancient Egyptians were akin to Europeans – nay they were Nordics! – simply because Der Movement says so, the actual existing genetic evidence to the contrary be damned.
Once you lose people’s trust with sloppy errors and blatant falsehoods it will be very difficult, sometimes impossible, to gain it back.
Better not to make these errors to begin with. And if an affirmative action leadership cannot refrain from error, then Der Movement had better rethink its quota system.