Coronavirus and Rightwing Rebellion

How Kochs destroy US

Coronavirus and Rightwing Rebellion: Retreading a Tired Narrative

by Anthony DiMaggio

Excerpt – worth reading the whole article

“…To be clear, these recent right-wing demonstrations are largely a reiteration of old populist campaigns in support of “limited government” rhetoric and “free market” politics. They provide cover for reactionary efforts to enhance corporate power and profits via massive business bailouts during times of crisis, coupled with opposition to policies with the potential to benefit the many. The emerging right-wing protest narrative is a repetition of protest narratives about citizen empowerment that draw momentum from the saturation coverage that was afforded to the Tea Party movement and the Trump “rebellion.”…

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