Study by Professor Lincoln: Right-Wing Rhetoric Trivialized Deaths Early in Pandemic

Author: Department of Anthropology
May 31, 2021

Anthropology assistant professor finds public officials adopted tone suggesting premature death was normal, scale of death acceptable.

by SciencePOD

"Right-wing voices set out powerful but misleading arguments to justify inaction by the Trump administration during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study of the rhetoric used by high-level government officials and influential commentators in the US during the first half of 2020."

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