CPAC: Violent Talk Leads to Violent Action

The violent right has just found its newest victims.

Mar 7, 2023
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At evangelical CPAC the speech that I found the most chilling came from Michael Knowles a rightwing political commentator for the Daily Wire, who declared that “for the good of society… transgenderism must be eradicated from public life entirely”. This is a call for mass murder. The unhinged focus on transgender rights at CPAC this year – every speaker raised it –proves hating trans people will now be an animating issue in the coming presidential election the way anti-abortion grandstanding used to be. The violent right has just found its newest victims. The vitriolic rhetoric on display at CPAC was

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