Hate speech is a way of dominating & monopolizing the conversation:
- It removes the possibility of polite, congenial dialogue.
- No productive discussion can happen until it is removed, b/c one party is only pretending to be there for dialog but is only there for broadcasting.
Hate speech is a weapon being used to shut down political discourse — under the guise of promoting it.
It’s a kind of false flag operation — a strategy of war disguising itself as “legitimate political discourse.”
Putin and the American right-wing are using the exact same tactics — and this is no accident. It’s not a coincidence Elonely Muskrat is carrying water for Russian dictators and oligarchs — the right-wing as an ideological movement is now global.
It’s also no accident this whole Twitter takeover drama is happening just before the mid-terms. The right-wing needs to inject some juice into the splintering base, some of whom are wavering as the actual (intentionally) obscured vision of the GOP leaks out (i.e. destroy government altogether).Continue reading GOTV: Elonely Muskrat hate speech edition