Have you heard the new Republican conspiracy theory about the Omicron variant?

Posted on AllSides November 29th, 2021
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Roughly 24 hours after most people in America first heard about the Omicron variant of Covid-19, Texas Rep. Ronny Jackson (R) offered a conspiracy theory to explain what was happening.

"Here comes the MEV - the Midterm Election Variant," tweeted Jackson, who, not for nothing, is also a physician. "They NEED a reason to push unsolicited nationwide mail-in ballots. Democrats will do anything to CHEAT during an election - but we're not going to let them!"

And then there was this from Fox News personality Pete Hegseth: "Count on a variant about every...

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