Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Styx re: online extremism

A staffer at my job, who obviously leans left, made the specious argument a while back that being online "radicalizes" people to the right. This is part of the larger narrative that, under Trump, there are now white supremacists and Nazis under every rug and in every dark corner. Styx has been saying for a while, now, that this is bullshit (and so has Tim Pool). The evidence simply doesn't support the claim, and the current plumping of this false meme is a throwback to the idiocy of things like the Satanic Panic from decades back. His latest rant on the topic:

While we're at it, Styx talks about how Trump yet again trolls twitchy, wild-eyed CNN:

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