"Troll Nation" by Salon's Amanda Marcotte


Salon’s senior political reporter Amanda Marcotte presents her new book “Troll Nation: How The Right Became Trump-Worshipping Monsters Set on Rat-F*cking Liberals, America, and Truth Itself”, through a story about some of her favorite internet trolls. Available April 24, Marcotte’s book explores the long-term degradation of conservatism in the Republican party that’s been going on for decades. From conservative pundits, to politicians and activists, Marcotte breaks down how the party slowly abandoned reasoned discourse and instead adopted antics, conspiracy theories and culture wars—which ultimately lead to the election of President Donald Trump.

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