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In some ways, the best representative of what’s happened to the Republican Party isn’t the QAnon caucus but the members who started out as Moderate, Reasonable Republicans and (however tepid) Trump critics, but actually became MORE abject Trump lickspittles after he incited a riot meant to stop an election and install him as dictator. Elise […]

One sidesism

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On July 26, 2021

Jon Allsop is convincing that calling blame-the-Republicans-actually-torpedoing-a-1/6-commission-last coverage “both-sidesism” is too generous: Banks had been overtly hostile to the prospe

Murder Inc.

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On July 26, 2021

One reason vaxx disinformation is so prevalent is that there’s a lot of money in it: In May, several French and German social media influencers received a strange proposal. A London-based public

Bob Moses

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On July 26, 2021

The good Robert Moses passed away after a living a heroic life: Bob Moses, a soft-spoken pioneer of the civil rights movement who faced relentless intimidation and brutal violence to register Black vo

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There should be a snappy phrase for the tendency of all Anti-Anti-Trump Dark Web arguments about CENSORSHIP to devolve into claims that criticizing their stupid arguments is the worst form of censorship of all: I would not be writing about the RAND-funded Saucer People and the Reverse Vampires if they weren’t engaged in a fiendish […]
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The wonders of the internet, where a total crank can help lots of people die unnecessarily from a deadly virus despite the existence of a safe and effective vaccine before the truth can get its pants on: The article that appeared online on Feb. 9 began with a seemingly innocuous question about the legal definition […]
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