Right out there: how the pandemic has given rise to extreme views and fractured conservative politics

At times, it sounds as shrill as the sectarians on the far left whom it sometimes resembles. But those on the right are more consequential because they have significant media sponsors, they exploit real fears and frustrations, and they can sound reasonable when they criticise government excess and authoritarianism. That is because our governments have sometimes, during this crisis, practised excess and authoritarianism.

Source: Right out there: how the pandemic has given rise to extreme views and fractured conservative politics

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