White extremism could be the plotline for a Hollywood blockbuster

Fantasy world. A 2017 file picture shows white nationalists attending a rally in Shelbyville, Tennessee. (AFP)

The United States has a serious problem with white nationalist extremism, one so acute that lawmakers can’t even talk about it, let alone seek law-and-order solutions.

Consider the April 9 US congressional committee hearing on the rise of white nationalism. It was called as an expression of genuine concern about the rise of white supremacist terrorism…