Concentration Camp Semantics

Premiere DateJun 20, 2019
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:46 Roy Moore is Back
02:12 Concentration Camp Semantics
07:00 How the Right Repurposes Words & Understands Imaging
10:46 Outro
11:07 Chlorine SadGirl
14:33 Finish

What’s the power of a phrase? How accurate it is and how uncomfortable it makes political opposition.

Joe discusses the reignited debate over calling border detainment centers “concentration camps” and why the right is so obsessed with scrubbing the term from the argument.

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and podcast producer at BTRtoday He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as…