Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Tucker Carslon, the Great Replacement theory and Viktor Orban - and why you should be worried

Experts worry that Mr Carlson’s obsessive chatter about the subject could act as a gateway drug to the harder stuff. As Nicole Hemmer, a historian at Columbia University, argued last month: “Someone like Carlson can introduce viewers to ideas that they then explore more fully online, searches that lead them into far-right spaces that either reinforce their existing views or radicalise them. But someone like Carlson is also important because he legitimates those ideas, making them seem less radical when viewers see them.”

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