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Nov 23 2019
President Donald Trump is catching flak after pushing an apparent conspiracy theory about Ukrainian interference in the 2016 election during an interview yesterday on "Fox & Friends." Talking to the show's hosts, Trump claimed that the DNC gave its hacked server to a “Ukrainian company" and suggested that that was the basis of his concern about corruption in his phone call with the countryWashington Post Washington Times FactCheck.org
May 26 2020
President Donald Trump's tweets promoting a conspiracy theory about MSNBC host Joe Scarborough have prompted calls for Twitter to step in and potentially censor his account. As part of an ongoing feud with Scarborough, Trump has suggested an unproven theory that the "Morning Joe" host was involved in the 2001 death of 28-year-old intern Lori Klausutis, who worked for Scarborough when he was aNew York Times (Opinion) Axios The Daily Caller
Aug 02 2018
A number of attendees at President Trump's rally in Florida on Tuesday were decked out in homemade apparel celebrating QAnon, a convoluted conspiracy theory that's taken off among a segment of Mr. Trump's base. So what is QAnon, and why are we talking about something this ridiculous?CBS News (Online)
Jun 18 2021
Think of a conspiracy theorist. How do they see the world? What stands out to them? What fades into the background? Now think of yourself. How does the way you see things differ? What is it about the way you think that has stopped you from falling down a rabbit hole?
Conspiracy theories have long been part of American life, but they feel more urgent than ever. Innocuous notions likeFiveThirtyEight
May 16 2022
Inside a Pittsburgh synagogue in 2018, a white man with a history of antisemitic internet posts gunned down 11 worshipers, blaming Jews for allowing immigrant “invaders” into the United States.
The next year, another white man, angry over what he called “the Hispanic invasion of Texas,” opened fire on shoppers at an El Paso Walmart, leaving 23 people dead, and later telling the policeNew York Times (News)
Jan 18 2021
On the menu today, looking at the long-term consequences of QAnon, an unnerving concern about security for Wednesday’s Inauguration, and one activist group demonstrates true responsibility.
Friday afternoon, I wrote a Corner post noting that the Trump-directed sweeping roundup of celebrity and politician human traffickers promised by the “Q” of QAnon has not occurred and does not appearJim Geraghty
Oct 21 2020
During a town hall event on Oct. 15, NBC News’ Savannah Guthrie pressed President Donald Trump on his sharing of a baseless conspiracy theory that accused his election rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, of murder.
The theory, which has no basis in fact, specifically claimed Biden had members of SEAL Team 6 killed to cover up a purportedly failed assassination of Osama bin Laden inFactCheck.org
Sep 21 2020
MARK SARGENT SAW instantly that his situation had changed for the worse. A voluble, white-haired 52-year-old, Sargent is a flat-earth evangelist who lives on Whidbey Island in Washington state and drives a Chrysler with the vanity plate “ITSFLAT.” But he's well known around the globe, at least among those who don't believe they are living on one. That's thanks to YouTube, which was the on-rampWired
Jun 13 2022
The House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection in 2021 will reconvene Monday to scrutinize the conspiracy theories that led a group of Donald Trump’s supporters to attack the US Capitol.
House January 6 panel shows it still has surprises in store in televised hearing
The Democratic chair of the committee, Mississippi congressman Bennie Thompson, has said theThe Guardian
May 17 2022
President Biden strongly condemned racist conspiracy theories in a speech Tuesday after visiting Tops Friendly Markets grocery store, the site of a mass shooting in Buffalo, N.Y., where 10 people were killed in an alleged hate crime over the weekend.
Mr. Biden choked back tears as he named the victims of the shooting. “In America, evil will not win, I promise you; hate will not prevailWall Street Journal (News)