Concentration Camp Semantics

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

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