How “Soy Boy” Became The Alt-Right’s Favorite New Insult

If you’re a left-leaning, liberal or even vaguely non-Nazi male-identifying person with opinions online, you’ve probably been called all sorts of too-nerdy-to-actually-be-offensive names: “cuck,” “beta,” “white knight,” “pajama boy.” The alt-right — that loosely organized collective of white nationalists and trolls — certainly has a knack for branding. But as a new year of online white supremacist action draws closer, a trendy new insult seems increasingly common: “soy boy.”

Critics Organize Online Campaign Accusing Boston Reporter of 'Drinking Own Pee'

Some unhappy with a recent story at Boston’s WCVB are taking an unusual approach this week in making their concerns known: by accusing one of its investigative journalists of secretly drinking his own urine. While the allegation doesn’t quite pass the smell test, it hasn’t stopped a small internet mob from tweeting, writing Facebook comments, and even organizing call-in campaigns to the ABC affiliate’s offices to demand that journalist Mike Beaudet answer for his alleged proclivities.