Liberals love Teddy Roosevelt – but his racism paved the way for Donald Trump and Tucker Carlson

The so-called “great replacement” theory is all the rage among American right-wingers, from former Fox News commentator Tucker Carlson to Republican legislators like Sen. Ron Johnson (Wis.) and Rep. Lauren Boebert (Colo.) Bluntly white supremacist at its core, it holds that liberal elites (frequently, though not always, a dogwhistle for Jews) are trying to “replace” white Americans with non-whites, particularly non-white immigrants....

Originally posted on salon.com