On MSNBC's American Voices, Angelo Carusone explains how right-wing media “started using the language of QAnon” following Biden's speech

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Citation From the September 4, 2022, edition of MSNBC's American Voices

JULIAN CASTRO (GUEST HOST): Last week, the former president went on a tirade on his social media platform. He posted 88 times in a 24 hour period, most of them referencing far-right conspiracy theories, including QAnon. What worries you about Trump continuing to elevate these conspiracies? 

ANGELO CARUSONE (PRESIDENT, MEDIA MATTERS): QAnon is one and the same with violence, there's no distinction between the two. Their prescription for how you deal with the current scenario is violence, I mean they believe they're fighting demons. And that's partly what made me so nervous about the right-wing media's reaction to President Biden's speech -- is that they started using the language of QAnon. They're literally following the cues that Trump sort of stirred up this week, when he retweeted, or went on that Tweet storm or Truth storm pushing the QAnon conspiracy theories. That's the thing that concerns me. QAnon has a record of violence already, and now that this only validates, reinforces, and I think raises the stakes quite a bit over the next couple of months.