Headlines – 8/19/20

Far-right Islamophobe Laura Loomer wins Republican primary, ex-Navy SEALs embrace QAnon conspiracy, Tucker Carlson goes on a rant against Cardi B, and more.

The Washington Post – Right-wing commentator Loomer wins GOP primary in Trump’s Palm Beach district.
The Daily Beast – What happens when ex-Navy SEALs go full QAnon?
Hatewatch – One way to counter the far-right? Demilitarize the police.
Right Wing Watch – Racist and anti-Semitic Internet troll brags in private he works for Infowars.
Media Matters – Tucker Carlson launches unhinged attack on Cardi B for promoting proper hygiene.
Cinema Blend – Adult Swim’s Squidbillies fires longtime actor after ‘extremely offensive’ posts about Dolly Parton.
Mother Jones – ICE guards “systematically” sexually assault detainees in an El Paso detention center, lawyers say.
AlterNet – New 911 call transcript shows the results of Tucker Carlson’s threats to reporters.
The Atlantic – The women making conspiracy theories beautiful.
VICE News – QAnon is now involved in an alleged child kidnapping case.