NEW NewsBusters Podcast: Disinformation and Mass Shooting Blame Games

Bill Maher attacked claims that the federal government will run an anti-disinformation effort. A racist teenager set up a Buffalo store and disinformation spread as liberal outlets attempted to link the incident to Tucker Carlson’s Fox News.

The New York TimesAnd The Washington PostThey admitted that it was impossible to prove Tucker had watched Tucker’s television show. However, they repeatedly dragged the 10 deaths of Tucker on Tucker. “Measuring the extent of Mr. Carlson’s influence in spreading replacement theory may be impossible,” admitted the Times. “But controversies around the host’s use of ‘replacement’ rhetoric appear to have at least helped drive public curiosity about the idea. 

The reliablely liberal Trustworthy Sources CNN host Brian Stelter brought on black journalist Wesley Lowery — whose book on race was titled They can’t kill us all— To assert that Tucker and Laura Ingraham often sounded a lot like white supremacists. Andrew Sullivan was also added. Stelter suggests that other conservatives may have been responsible. However, Stelter can’t help thinking Fox, or at least the nonwhite, is the Enemy of the People.

This anger over “replacement theory,” however, obliterated the fact that liberals had been enjoying the concept of a more multicultural America for decades. This is the cover story of The April 9, 1990 editionOf TimeMagazine predicted with joy that the United States would soon have a greater number of ethnic and racial groups than whites in the 21st century. The ‘browning of America’ will alter everything in society.”

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