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Extremism

  1. extremism
    Georgia Now Grows Politicians to the Right of Marjorie Taylor GreeneOne Republican congressional candidate is co-headlining the rally for the “political prisoners” of January 6. And he’s not the most extreme.
  2. extremism
    Andrew Clyde Challenges MTG for Title of Most Extremist Georgian in CongressThe North Georgia mountains are a proving ground for radical right-wing populists. Gun dealer Andrew Clyde is the latest example.
  3. false equivalence
    Ilhan Omar and Marjorie Taylor Greene Are Not EquivalentIt’s lazily convenient to lump these two “extremists” together. But there’s no comparison in what they’ve said and how they’ve dealt with criticism.
  4. extremism
    Is Trump Going to Fade Like Sarah Palin?The good news is that he could lose his audience. The bad news is that it would take someone even more terrifying to come along.
  5. extremism
    You Cannot Reason With the GOP’s ConspiracistsThe conservative fever Barack Obama thought might soon break is now instilling systemic belief in conspiracies on the right.
  6. extremism
    McConnell Howls About Court-packing Just As Pelosi Nixes ItIt’s a good example of how smears of the opposing party can run abruptly into countervailing reality.
  7. republican party
    Is ‘Anti-Wokeness’ the New Ideology of the Republican Party?The sudden GOP obsession with “cancellation” suggests old-school conservatism may be displaced by cultural extremism that goes beyond Trump.
  8. extremism
    Conspiracy Theorist Ron Johnson the New Model for Swing State GOP SenatorsSenators from battleground states used to be mostly moderates. Johnson has gone sharply the other way, making wild claims about the Capitol riot.
  9. marjorie taylor greene
    Kevin McCarthy Decides to Protect Marjorie Taylor GreeneThe top House Republican gave his conspiratorial, pro-violence colleague a slap-on-the-wrist and said he’ll fight efforts to take her off committees.
  10. politics
    Why Giving Marjorie Taylor Greene the Steve King Treatment Might Not WorkTaking her off committees is the new favored way of punishing the extremist Republican.
  11. extremism
    Marjorie Taylor Greene Is Trying to Impeach the Biden FamilyNobody drives the crazy train like Greene, who may represent where the MAGA movement is going.
  12. capitol riot
    Multiple Extremist Group Members Arrested: Live UpdatesThe FBI is continuing to round up rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol. Meanwhile, Sunday’s state capitol protests were a non-event.
  13. social media
    Amazon, Apple, and Google Cut Off Parler, Citing Failure to Moderate ExtremismThe site, which has been a haven for many on the far right, may not be long for this world in the aftermath of the Capitol riot.
  14. capitol riot
    What Experts on Extremism Want From the Biden AdministrationDebating the utility and perils of a domestic-terrorism statute.
  15. extremism
    FBI Says It Broke Up Plot to Kidnap and Try Michigan’s Governor for ‘Treason’Thirteen men are accused of conspiring to violently overthrow the state government over Whitmer’s coronavirus shutdown orders.
  16. 2020 elections
    GOP Extremists Advance Toward CongressOne runoff qualifier, Matt Gurtler, is out there, but another, Marjorie Greene is a QAnon ally and runs ads so violent that Facebook banned one.
  17. christian right
    GOP Lawmaker Plotted Insurrections to Establish Christian StateWashington state legislator Matt Shea engaged in “three armed conflicts of political violence” against the U.S., according to a new report.
  18. legalities
    Anti-Free-Speechers Still Aren’t Taking Their Own Arguments SeriouslyTheir hearts might be in the right place, but they are carefully avoiding dealing with real scenarios or hard questions.
  19. republicans
    GOP Extremism Was Powerful Before Trump, and It Will Outlive HimWe’ve forgotten how many radical causes the GOP embraced prior to 2016, and will likely embrace for some time.
  20. life in pixels
    Brett Favre Is a Social NetworkIt sounds nuts to say that anti-Semites took advantage of Brett Favre to spread racist memes. But that’s because you think of Favre as a quarterback.
  21. No, the Extremist Fever in the GOP Is Not BreakingBoth Barack Obama and Jeff Flake have described extremism in the GOP as a “fever.” With Trump in charge, it’s now stronger than ever.
  22. Let’s Talk About Roy Moore’s Extremism on AbortionHis views should be terrifying to voters, even in arch-conservative Alabama. Democrat Doug Jones needs to put the spotlight on them.
  23. The Assassination of MP Jo Cox Has Intensified Britain’s Political CrisisHer suspected killer said his name was “death to traitors, freedom for Britain,” in a court appearance on Saturday, but how the tragedy will influence next week’s Brexit vote remains unclear.
  24. Philadelphia Gunman Who Opened Fire on Cop Was Inspired by ISISAmazingly, the officer survived.
  25. woolwich murder
    Arrests and Attacks Mount Over Woolwich KillingA day after 2,000 far-right demonstrators took to the streets, David Cameron announced a plan to combat Muslim extremism.
  26. religion
    American Muslims Not Really MurderousA new study calls Islamic extremism “a minuscule threat to public safety.”
  27. early and awkward
    David Cameron: ‘Multiculturalism Has Failed’“We have encouraged different cultures to live separate lives.”