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General News    H3'ed 12/21/19

Rudy Giuliani And The Radical Right's Disinformation Crusades: Conspiracy theories are the right's M.O.

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'By co-opting the “fact-finding mission,” men like Falwell and Giuliani continues their efforts to degrade the value of truth, and also, they illustrate the importance of translating the fact-finding mission to your base and to the broader political ecosystem they allegedly reject. These fact-finding missions, regardless of how ludicrous the evidence or how discredited the sources, offer a guise of legitimacy and a promise of a secret knowledge that sustain radical right conspiracy networks. Perhaps most disturbing is the seeming ease with which conspiratorial thinking from the radical right has infiltrated the highest echelons of the Republican Party and the American conservative movement. '

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