Political Ambassador Programs Are Ruining Young Girls
The path to fame is filled with bad takes and degeneracy
A recent study of 3,000 children, aged 8 to 12, found the majority of American children wanted to be a YouTube celebrity. The majority of children from China want to be astronauts.
This should be alarming as a society, that our youth has essentially checked out and is more interested in just being popular. Children are dismissing real jobs, careers, and real aspirations for false fame and a desire for people to worship them.
Social media has reinforced this desire for fame by getting millions of people, especially young adults and teens, addicted to the dopamine of digital “likes,” shares, and other reactions. Gen-Z’ers are constantly checking every buzz or notification of their phone to see who has shared, liked, or commented on their recent photo or post.
This addiction to dopamine, and desire for fame, has created a massive opportunity for organizations, including right-wing political orgs, to take advantage of free labor in the form of ambassador programs. Organizations, like Turning Point USA and smaller ones like Today is America, have created ambassador programs to get teens and young adults, almost exclusively all very attractive, to promote, sell, or push their ideas, products, or brand.
But before becoming an ambassador, she got her start by allegedly selling nudes of herself and posting suggestive photos and videos on the now defunct social media app, Vine. At this time she went by the username “sexlaptop”.
She was later picked up by TPUSA to become an ambassador and then a Young Women’s Leadership Summit “special guest.”
Far from what young women should consider a female conservative icon. Issues with St. Clair weren’t limited to just her past, she also repeatedly had horrible opinions and viewpoints on politics that contradicted both TPUSA and the conservative movement.
St Clair would later go on to have this video taken down and deleted from the original broadcasters.
So why was St Clair given a platform when she had a very troubled past and obvious political viewpoints counter to the organizations she represented?
Well because she’s hot.
St Clair is one of the very few ambassadors that ended up actually becoming successful and famous. Many other young women enter into ambassador programs with a desire to one day have a big break. Ambassadors typically grift long enough to hopefully become famous while pushing very mild political-takes and cringe 10 second Instagram videos. Less than 1% of political ambassadors in organizations across the US actually end up ever becoming financially successful off their political fame.
Today is America (TIA) is another organization with an ambassador program. Boasting over 300 ambassadors across the US, people we spoke to say TIA’s goal is to create a sense of community for right-wing youth and help promote conservative ideas.
TIA has an enormous social media reach where, like TPUSA, young people sign up to become unpaid volunteer ambassadors. In this role, ambassadors often make very mild and mainstream political statements via video or text-over-image, harvesting likes and shares, while pushing TIA’s branding and helping grow its ambassador program. The majority of ambassadors we’ve seen, are very young attractive women, in their early 20’s, with little to no political resume or background. Ambassadors we spoke to stated the role has no actual quotas or any other requirements. Ambassadors would just make mainstream political statements over video and further grow their social media following while pushing the organization’s brand and ideas.
TIA’s problem, like many of these orgs, seems to suffer from taking the most vanilla, boring, establishment GOP talking points, having an e-girl regurgitate it on video, and then pushing that as if it’s some groundbreaking edgy political opinion.
In some cases, TIA even goes moderate in it’s political stances.
TIA president Xaviaer DuRousseau recently posted an Instagram story where he said he was against the abortion ban.
It should come as no surprise that DuRousseau would have a moderate take on social issues considering his resume consists of work in moderate orgs like PragerU.
But TIA is successful. It’s rare a company can get hundreds of young workers to promote their brand for no pay. TIA and TPUSA excel in this due to the Gen-Z desire for easy fame and the addiction to social media dopamine.
The formula for posting is quite simple: a click-bait headline, followed by a selfie, with a video of a very mild, standard, political opinion.
Ambassadors follow the post up with a wall of hashtags that nobody reads and check their phones every 5 seconds to see how many likes they’re getting.
It’s a simple formula, repeated on social media thousands of times a day, by ambassadors all over the US. And the crazy part is they do all of this work for free.
Political ambassadors we spoke to confirmed that Today is America provides no financial backing, no stipend for travel, no compensation for appearances or images used, no reimbursement for brand promotion. They do it all for the dopamine and hope of fame.
Every female ambassador we spoke with said their goal was to hopefully become famous and be a political celebrity. Many were aware the likelihood of that happening was incredibly low, but few seemed concerned. Almost all of the young ambassadors we spoke to had next-to-no political experience and were sometimes uneducated on political issues or had no firm beliefs or stances.
In fact, most young ambassadors make political statements on issues that are not factual:
The youth in these programs will waste their time feeding a political machine that is over-saturated with memes and videos of boring political ideas. What they are not doing is getting experience in real things, such as working a political campaign or serving as delegates in state party conventions. The dream of fame and celebrity status is just too enticing and it’s much easier to just record a selfie video with safe messaging provided by mainstream GOP influencers.
In some rare cases, some political ambassadors/influencers just end up down a far worse path than just wasting time.
Brooke Sands is a former TPUSA staffer and influencer who did the typical ambassador/political e-girl thing of saying very controversial right-wing things like “big government sucks” and “I support free speech.”
Sands also attended TPUSA’s Student Action Summit and very recently the Young Women’s Leadership Summit where young women go to network and meet with right wing female icons and female political leaders.
So where does the path lead for a former right-wing influncer, and then TPUSA staffer? Well in this case, selling herself on Onlyfans.
Is an OnlyFans account something a conservative girl hopes to achieve in their political career? We doubt it.
Ambassador programs seem like just glorified harems for politicos where they have a portfolio of young women to choose from for projects or advertising. This is potentially the DC 501c4 to Only Fans pipeline.
There is nothing wrong with being a young woman and wanting to get involved in politics. In fact, we do know a handful of ambassadors that are incredibly smart, talented, with great political opinions, and have worked, or currently work, on political campaigns.
What is wrong is wasting actual good talent on weak-takes like “there are only 2 genders” and “big gov sucks!” and other boring messaging where this does nothing to actually push the envelope of politics in the proper direction. We also think these young women shouldn’t be working for free.
For the unpaid ambassadors (male or female) reading this: If you want to know how to actually make change, be effective, and do some great stuff that doesn’t require you posting cringe video selfies all day, shoot us a message because we’ve got work for you and you’ll get paid. Heads up for the ladies though, no lip fillers or weak takes and the messaging looks something like this:
For the guys reading, take this advice:
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