How GOP uses ‘dangerous’ words

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Experts see a disturbing pattern between a string of violent incidents across the country and an increase in “dangerous” language from Republican candidates and sitting members of Congress.

  • Language pushed by GOP politicians has also been repeated by those carrying out crimes
  • A person tracking political ads since 2018 said “dangerous language” is “much worse” this year
  • Republicans pushed “invasion” language days after the racially motivated mass shooting in Buffalo
  • GOP continues to share “disturbing” language as Homeland Security warns of increased threats

WASHINGTON – A number of GOP candidates have spent hundreds of millions on ads this season pushing replacement theories and other conspiracies targeting people of color, while also attacking fellow Republicans who don’t fall in line.

During the 2022 midterm cycle, more than 2,700 ads have aired on television and social media focusing on racist tropes, according to a compilation by America’s Voice, which advocates for immigrants’ rights.

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