Fear Factor

It has now become a familiar pattern: a Republican candidate makes an outlandish claim about a threat to America. Experts respond that the threat is exaggerated, or nonexistent, but by then the claim has already garnered headlines and valuable airtime. Other candidates chime in to agree about the threat and offer their own solutions. Or they raise yet another claim about yet another danger to the homeland, and the whole cycle begins again.

via America’s never been safer. So why are Republicans convinced it’s in mortal peril? – Vox.

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Author: rjbailey

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