How the Far-Right is Normalizing Violent Advertising

Eric Greitens’ violent ad asks followers to go “RINO hunting” — and it’s right out of the fascism playbook

Jamie Cohen
4 min readJun 22, 2022

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A still from Eric Greitens violent US Senate advertisement

On June 20, US Senate candidate Eric Greitens posted an incredibly violent political campaign advertisement on his social media channels. The ad, which features a militarized police force destroying…

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Jamie Cohen

Digital culture expert and meme scholar. Cultural and Media Studies PhD. Internet studies educator: social good, civic engagement and digital literacies