How the “Moral Panic” of CRT Morphed Into Book Banning & Why

How the “moral panic” of critical race theory morphed into a book-banning frenzy. And, why a disparate group of billionaires, Republican politicians, televangelists, media outlets, and white supremacist militias have found common cause around a new and exciting moral panic.

Republican Voter Fears what he can’t define (Critical Race Theory)

A clip from The Good Liars went viral the day before Virginia’s gubernatorial election, with a conservative Virginia voter being asked why he doesn’t like Critical Race Theory (which isn’t taught in Virginia schools.) The voter can’t explain a single thing about the concept, and instead says he just doesn’t like it, even though he admits he doesn’t know much about it. But these are the kinds of low-information voters that Republicans prey upon, and this has actually become the top issue for Virginia voters. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.