• January 14, 2022 5:32 pm

    Right Wing Round-Up: The Lincoln-Douglass Debates

    Andrew Kaczynski and Melanie Zanona @ CNN: In days after January 6, McCarthy said Trump admitted bearing some responsibility for Capitol attack. Madeline Peltz and Nikki McCann Ramirez @ Media Matters: Tucker Carlson repeatedly hosted an Oath Keeper charged with seditious conspiracy. John Fea @ Current: No Virginia, Frederick Douglass did not debate Abraham Lincoln […]

  • January 14, 2022 5:30 pm

    Right Wing Bonus Tracks: That One Slipped Out

    Tony Spell preaches that “there ought to be anger that rises up in us” over the fact that “a man that is married to a man” like Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg can take paternity leave. Today we realized that David Barton has been repeating the same lie for 10 years. Even when writing on […]

  • January 14, 2022 4:15 pm

    Charlie Kirk Says Millions of Americans Are Having an ‘Existential Crisis’ And Could Be ‘Red Pilled’

    Christian nationalist pastor Rob McCoy hosted a “Freedom Night In America’” event Tuesday night at his Godspeak Calvary Chapel church in Newbury Park, California, featuring Turning Point USA’s Charlie Kirk. McCoy has played a significant role in the once-secular activist Kirk’s embrace of Christian nationalism and his launch of the “lavishly funded” Turning Point Faith. The event consisted entirely of […]

  • January 13, 2022 5:32 pm

    Right Wing Round-Up: Seditious Conspiracy

    Pete Williams @ NBC News: Supreme Court blocks Biden’s Covid requirements for businesses, upholds health care workers mandate. Zachary Petrizzo @ The Daily Beast: Glenn Beck Says He Has COVID Again and It’s Hit His Lungs—but He’s Taking Ivermectin. Ken Meyer @ Mediaite: RNC Announces They Will Ask Candidates to Not Participate in Presidential Debates. […]

  • January 13, 2022 5:30 pm

    Right Wing Bonus Tracks: Assassinations in the Pulpit

    Johnny Enlow sees prophetic significance in the results of the College Football National Championship game, particularly for former President Donald Trump. Right-wing pastor Tony Spell’s lawsuit against Louisiana over the state’s COVID-19 restrictions has been dismissed. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene declares that “Stacey Abrams would love nothing more than to be the President of the […]

  • January 13, 2022 2:45 pm

    Religious-Right Leaders Who Promoted Trump’s Big Lie Object to Biden’s Voting Rights Push 

    Right-wing leaders who have promoted former President Donald Trump’s stolen-election lies and supported new voting restrictions based on those lies are predictably unhappy about President Joe Biden’s renewed push for passage of federal voting rights protections​. One day after Biden called for senators to change filibuster rules to overcome the ​Senate Republicans’ blockade against voting rights legislation, former Arkansas Gov. Mike […]

  • January 13, 2022 12:58 pm

    QAnon Conspiracy Theorist Ann Vandersteel Is Now an ‘American State National’

    Earlier this week, QAnon conspiracy theorist Ann Vandersteel posted an image of a document on her Gab account proudly announcing that she was “officially an American State National” and no longer had any legal obligations to the federal government. On Wednesday, Vandersteel appeared on “The Conservative Daily Podcast,” where she touted the supposed benefits of […]

  • January 12, 2022 5:32 pm

    Right Wing Round-Up: Fedsurrection

    Tess Owen @ Vice News: Man at Center of ‘Fedsurrection’ Jan. 6 Conspiracy Is Just Some Guy, Select Committee Says. Justin Baragona @ The Daily Beast: Unhinged Candace Owens Pushes Vaccine Conspiracy About Bob Saget’s Death. Brad Reed @ Raw Story: ‘I hate to use this language:’ Marjorie Taylor Greene suggests it’s time to use […]

  • January 12, 2022 5:30 pm

    Right Wing Bonus Tracks: We’re Gonna Need More Prisons

    Laura Loomer appeared on a VDARE podcast, where she complained that “despite having international fame, I’m a lonely person” as a result of having been booted from just about every social media platform: “They try to make you a non-person so that people just forget about you.” Heidi St. John is not a fan of […]

  • January 12, 2022 3:35 pm

    David Barton Misrepresents Charles Finney to Claim Political Involvement Is Key to Bringing About National Spiritual Revival

    Christian nationalist pseudo-historian David Barton delivered a presentation last week in which he misrepresented a lecture delivered by 19th century evangelist Charles Finney to argue that the only way to bring about spiritual revival in this nation is for conservative Christians to get more involved in politics. Speaking to the religious-right organization City Elders last […]

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