Donald Trump deploys conspiracy theory as a political mobilizing tool designed to capture anger at the liberal establishment, to legitimize racial resentment and to unite voters who feel oppressed by what they see as a dominant socially progressive culture. From: Opinion | Why Conspiracy Theories Flourish in Trump’s America – The New York Times No, […]
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 […]
The Insane Logic of Weather Truthers Who Think Hurricanes Are Created by the Government This isn’t all that different from the belief that global warming is a hoax.
Trump Russia isn’t a conspiracy theory, it’s the finding of 17 intelligence agencies. There are public documents explaining the current findings. There are independently verifiable claims. The investigations will make reports public. The investigation is being carried out by agencies and committees that have carried out similar investigations before. It isn’t being done any differently […]
The ironclad logic of conspiracy theories and how to break it to deny the science of climate change is to believe in a conspiracy. It may be thought of as a conspiracy between scientists and “the left”, the UN, or all of them, but it is a necessary part of any such position. Those in […]
Jade Helm 15 Is Over And Obama Didn’t Even Invade Texas! In the right wing media bubble, there is no consequence for being wrong about an outlandish conspiracy theory. You just shake the etch-a-sketch and start drawing your next conspiracy theory diagram.
Conspiracy theories explain the right The conservative mindset is in decline. Stories of cabals and secret plots provide comfort as its power wanes … If I were to tell you that a cabal of Congressional Republicans had been quietly working with a roster of little-known political organizations since the last election, many of them funded […]
Glenn Beck Conspiracy Theory Generator Fair and Balanced Paranoia, Delivered on Demand.
We now know that in 2004 Gonzales and Andy Card raced to the hospital to try to get a very sick John Ashcroft to certify the legality of the president’s secret NSA surveillance program going over the head of Comey, the acting attorney general while Ashcroft was ill. When Ashcroft refused to override Comey, the […]
By appearing on the hood of Conz’s car, the Rite will reach millions of viewers during ESPN’s race coverage. (Up to 30 million “impressions” per race—a figure that calculates the number of people watching, and the number of times a portion of the car appears on screen.) “The NASCAR demographics fit our demographics,” says Dodd. […]