Julia Ioffe: Fox News and Russian State Media Describing Biden as Mentally Unfit Shows Their ‘Propaganda’ ‘Echo Chamber’

‘It really hit a fever under Trump because you had Trump talking about Putin as a partner, as an equal’

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IOFFE: “And it really hit a fever under Trump because you had Trump talking about Putin as a partner, as an equal, as somebody we should have a good relationship with, that we should respect. And that we shouldn’t criticize. And what has developed in the last five or six years is basically this feedback loop, you either have the right wing putting out certain memes, tropes, story lines and the Russian state press or trolls on social media amplifying that message. Until it, you know, becomes more mainstream. Or you have Russian trolls or Russian state media putting out tropes and story lines and the right wing press amplifying them. And now it’s become basically this one feedback loop... “

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