The Boogaloo: Extremists’ New Slang Term for A Coming Civil War
A variety of extremist and fringe movements and subcultures have adopted the word “boogaloo” as shorthand for a future civil war.
As can only happen on the internet, the talk of the second civil war merged with the Breakin' 2 memes, spawning Civil War 2: Electric Boogaloo. Eventually, "the Boogaloo" became the term for the second civil war 7/13
Some may be interested in a piece I wrote on an increasingly common slang term used by gun rights activists, militia, white supremacists & even anarchists to refer to a looming civil war. "The Boogaloo: Extremists’ New Slang Term for A Coming Civil War"
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The boogaloo is a perfect example of how organically (and rapidly) symbols & slogans used by the far right evolve as they spread across disparate parts of the movements, from guns rights advocates to those calling for a race war. Great read from
Michael D. Kennedy
C. Wright Mills wrote "common sense is more often common than sense" and is only common to these re-openmaniacs who elaborate a Mertonian self-fulfilling prophecy of the coming violence (blue igloo or "boogaloo")
. Trump's liberation talk is implicated.