A recent Time article, “On the Hunt for Hate,” describes the Biden administration’s approach to “defeat far-right extremism.” Other titles that would fit the article include “Playbook for a New Red Scare,” or “Lessons Revisited: The Palmer Raids.”
The Biden administration seems to have missed those history lessons in high school, and the Time article explains as much:
Biden has asked senior advisers to do something no previous Administration has attempted: refocus the network of U.S. security agencies to help combat domestic extremism …
In “normal times,” the article continues, “a new Administration would be focusing on dire foreign threats like transnational terrorism, Chinese cyberespionage, or North Korean nuclear proliferation.” Instead of focusing on those things, however, good ol’ Joe is focusing on you and your neighbors.
For the next four years, try not to worry too much about Chinese cyberespionage. No, according to Daryl Johnson, a former Department of
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