April 19, 2022

Rachel Maddow looks at how false accusations of pedophilia have become a common tactic by Vladimir Putin to eliminate politically problematic opponents, with such eliminationist rhetoric being a hallmark of fascists.

And now, under the Qanon banner, it's become a significant strand of U.S. politics in the Trump era.

She explains why it's a classic fascist, authoritarian tactic, and what it means that it's infiltrated American politics.

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