‘The Walk-Back’ - Propaganda Exposed
Part of my fight-fascism toolkit - exposing a fluency in doublespeak
“The walk-back is just politics.”-Ruth Ben-Ghiat
As part of my ongoing ‘fight-fascism toolkit’ series, I mined the wisdom of America’s foremost scholar on Italian fascism, Ruth Ben-Ghiat, on how to explain Ron DeSantis’ fluency in doublespeak.
What follows is her insightful explanation of the ‘walk-back.’
To set the stage, understand t…
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