• May 11, 2021 5:32 pm

    Right Wing Round-Up: Smacked Down

    Zachary Petrizzo @ Salon: Mike Lindell’s South Dakota rally: Proud Boys, Joe Piscopo and a can’t-miss investment. Hemant Mehta @ Friendly Atheist: GOP Lawmaker Rattles Off the “Armor of God” She Wears to Thwart Her Critics. Michael Kranish @ The Washington Post: Grievance, rebellion and burnt bridges: Tracing Josh Hawley’s path to the insurrection. Ken […]

  • May 11, 2021 5:30 pm

    Right Wing Bonus Tracks: Lavish Abundance

    Eric Metaxas says that any Christian who claims to be apolitical is really “pro-communist.” Scott Lively fumes over the “normalization of transgender insanity” and declares that “there is no more important target to defeat in that process than the walking political disaster formerly known as Bruce Jenner.” Dave Hayes recounts a dream he had in […]

  • May 11, 2021 5:08 pm

    Trumpist State Sen. Doug Mastriano Is Preparing for God’s Call to Run for Governor of Pennsylvania  

    The New Yorker’s Eliza Grizwold published Sunday a profile that portrays Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, who “appears to be preparing a run for governor in 2022,” as an exemplar of the aggressive right-wing Christian nationalism that increasingly dominates the Republican Party. “He has come to embody a set of beliefs characterized as Christian nationalism, which center on the idea that God […]

  • May 11, 2021 12:17 pm

    Self-Proclaimed ‘Prophet’ Hank Kunneman Says Only Other ‘Prophets’ Have the Authority to Question Him

    Last week, we noted that there is a battle brewing between the various self-proclaimed “prophets” who guaranteed that Donald Trump would win reelection in 2020 and a group of conservative Christian leaders who are concerned that the refusal by these “prophets” to acknowledge they were wrong is harming the church. Right-wing pastor Hank Kunneman has […]

  • May 11, 2021 10:55 am

    Glenn Youngkin, Trumpist Businessman Backed by Religious Right, Wins GOP Nomination for Virginia Governor

    Glenn Youngkin, who made a fortune at the massive private equity firm Carlyle Group and has never held public office, claimed the Republican nomination for this year’s Virginia gubernatorial race on Monday night. Youngkin, who poured millions of dollars of his own money into his campaign, embraced former President Donald Trump and promoted the Republican […]

  • May 10, 2021 5:32 pm

    Right Wing Round-Up: Birth of the Big Lie

    Emma Brown, Aaron C. Davis, Jon Swaine and Josh Dawsey @ The Washington Post: The making of a myth. David Gilbert @ Vice News: QAnon Lawyer Lin Wood Is Way More Extreme Than You Thought. Francisco Alvarado @ The Daily Beast: Gaetz and Greene Rile Up the MAGA Faithful With Talk of Guns and Election […]

  • May 10, 2021 5:30 pm

    Right Wing Bonus Tracks: To Bless a Thief

    Scott Lively thinks that Caitlyn Jenner had gender reassignment surgery just to be outrageous and for the attention. Everett Piper says that conservatives cannot support Jenner in her bid to become governor of California: “It has been said that our priorities reflect our character. If this is so, it might be wise to stop and […]

  • May 10, 2021 11:00 am

    DeAnna Lorraine Complains that Offering Different Seating Sections to Vaccinated Spectators Is Just Like the Holocaust and Jim Crow

    QAnon conspiracy theorist DeAnna Lorraine appeared on “The Stew Peters Show” last Thursday, where she railed against proposals to offer separate seating sections for vaccinated and non-vaccinated spectators at sporting events and other large gatherings, predictably likening it to Nazi Germany. Lorraine, who has been an ardent COVID-19 denier and tireless anti-vaxxer from the very […]

  • May 7, 2021 5:32 pm

    Right Wing Round-Up: Unbiblical Behavior

    Hemant Mehta @ Friendly Atheist: Christian Ministry Fires MAGA-Loving “Prophet” for “Unbiblical Behavior.” David Badash @ The New Civil Rights Movement: Shadowy Right Wing Group One Step Closer to Overturning Arizona City’s New LGBTQ Civil Rights Protections. Sarah Rumpf @ Mediaite: Tucker Carlson Doubles Down on Batsh** Vaccine Fearmongering, Blames Biden For His Inability to […]

  • May 7, 2021 5:30 pm

    Right Wing Bonus Tracks: Seditious Conspiracy

    Shane Vaughn says that liberalism “is worse than cancer.” Angry that conservatives have been banned from Facebook, Bill Mitchell demands that the government seize Mark Zuckerberg’s assets and “throw him in prison for seditious conspiracy.” David Barton continues to misuse and misrepresent biblical parables in order to justify his own right-wing agenda, claiming that Jesus […]

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