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Everyone knows why Fox will not cover Jan 6th

There is a feedback loop between right wing media hosts telling the base only what they want to hear and the base only listening to media that tells them what they want to hear.

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Defunding versus Replacing: why are they being covered so differently?

The Washington Post recently published an article on the newest Right wing conspiracy, WRT. White replacement theory. Last December, the Associated Press and NORC conducted a large national poll examining conspiratorial ideas including this one. They found that nearly half of Republicans agree to at least some extent with the idea that there’s a deliberate […]

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Elon Musk is building his own safe space.

I think people on both the left and right are getting Elon’s Twitter purchase wrong. If you ignore what Elon is saying and focus on how Elon actually acts on Twitter-it’s pretty clear that what he wants is a Twitter where people with Blue Checks are free to say any crap they want; as long […]

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Mike Pesca is surprised consensus opinions are the consensus.

Mike Pesca’s most recent podcast episode, “The Gist” titled “Kasich and Klepper” has a long spiel about cancel culture prompted by Michael Hobbes’s description of the phenomena as a moral panic. Mike defines cancel culture as “meeting an argument with a call for punishment” which I think is a fair description. He points out that […]

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Bari Weiss, Shelter Culture poster child

Bari Weiss would like you to think of her as a bold defender of free speech standing up to cancel culture. But she seems to have a rather narrow view of what threats there are to free speech. You only have to head over to her twitter feed and see what her concerns are. Please […]

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I do not believe that Scott Adams raped and killed a girl in 1990

If someone does have proof that Scott Adams raped and killed a girl in 1990, they should provide that proof to the appropriate authorities rather than continue to spread this vile rumor that Scott Adams raped and killed a girl in 1990

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The real CIA disinformation campaign is the friends we made along the way.

The Q crowd will not snap to reality because of this Michael Flynn leak. They will respond to it like they respond to everything else-inventing new and bigger conspiracies.

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What media are those people consuming?

So what media are those people consuming? And would the people running those media outlets give Biden better press if he stopped pushing for things the audience wanted rather than the things the people who owned the outlets wanted?

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David Brook’s Stupid Opinion in The New York Times

Is David Brooks suggesting we hold random twitter commenters, late night hosts and salad bar denizens to the same high standard that we hold the president? Or did he just rush to meet the deadline and come up with the most lavy BOTH SIDES argument ever? Democratic leadership in the House have actually had really […]

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Hannity has mentioned Clinton on 86 percent of his shows since Trump’s inauguration: study

Sean Hannity needs to respect the results of the election and move with his life.