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How Replacement Theory Moved From The Fringe To The Mainstream

How Replacement Theory Moved From The Fringe To The Mainstream

Update: 2022-05-164
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The suspected gunman in Saturday's shooting in Buffalo, N.Y. is alleged to have written a racist screed explaining his motivations. One of the topics discussed is "replacement theory," a talking point that has made its way to statements made by Republican lawmakers and Fox News hosts despite its past as a fringe idea in racist forums. Today, a look at what replacement theory is, how it became amplified & what implications that has on the political process.

This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, national political correspondent Mara Liasson and national security correspondent Odette Yousef.

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How Replacement Theory Moved From The Fringe To The Mainstream

How Replacement Theory Moved From The Fringe To The Mainstream

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