• January 21, 2022 5:32 pm

    Right Wing Round-Up: Crisis Mode

    Betsy Woodruff Swan @ Politico: Read the never-issued Trump order that would have seized voting machines. Marshall Cohen, Zachary Cohen and Dan Merica @ CNN: Trump campaign officials, led by Rudy Giuliani, oversaw fake electors plot in 7 states. Jane Mayer @ The New Yorker: Is Ginni Thomas a Threat to the Supreme Court? Dan […]

  • January 21, 2022 5:30 pm

    Right Wing Bonus Tracks: Flirting Like Hitler

    MAGA pastor and GOP congressional candidate Leon Benjamin declares that any Christian leader who supports COVID-19 vaccines or the wearing of masks is a false prophet: “God would never cover the mouth of a true prophet!” Steve Quayle, who was hospitalized with COVID-19 last year, refers to Dr. Anthony Fauci as “an entity, because I […]

  • January 21, 2022 3:33 pm

    David Barton and the Evolution of Lies

    Christian nationalist pseudo-historian David Barton delivered a series of presentations to the religious-right organization City Elders earlier this month that contained, predictably, various misrepresentations and falsehoods. Ironically, Barton closed out his final presentation on the importance of truth by repeating two lies. The fact that Barton filled his presentations with untruths is nothing new, but […]

  • January 20, 2022 5:32 pm

    Right Wing Round-Up: Pleading the 500th

    Zoe Tillman @ BuzzFeed: The Supreme Court Rejected Trump’s Last-Ditch Effort To Stop The Jan. 6 Committee From Getting His Records. Sarah K. Burris @ Raw Story: Eric Trump spent six hours pleading the Fifth Amendment more than 500 times. Alex Griffing @ Mediaite: House Jan. 6 Committee Subpoenas Far-Right ‘Groypers’ Nick Fuentes and Patrick […]

  • January 20, 2022 5:30 pm

    Right Wing Bonus Tracks: Faithful with Little

    David Lane reports that “some 30 North Carolina pastors and spiritual leaders will be running for local office in 2022.” Lauren Witzke declares that “we already have Big Government, and the Christian Right is here to take it over.” We’re not sure why Robin Bullock, who hates vaccine and mandates, is praising George Washington for […]

  • January 20, 2022 10:28 am

    Trump Prophecies and the Big Lie: One Year In

    While just about the entire right-wing movement in the United States has bought into the Big Lie that the 2020 presidential election was stolen from Donald Trump, few groups are as personally committed to promoting the false narrative as the various self-proclaimed “prophets” who emerged during Trump’s term in the White House. From the moment […]

  • January 19, 2022 5:32 pm

    Right Wing Round-Up: Digging in the Dirt

    Kadia Gorba @ BuzzFeed: Congress’s Jan. 6 Committee Subpoenaed Rudy Giuliani And More Trump Allies. Christopher Mathias @ HuffPost: Texas GOP Candidate For Governor Won’t Fire Staffer With Deep White Nationalist Ties. Payton Armstrong @ Media Matters: Invoking Tucker Carlson, militia-linked radio host calls for “100 million people to take up arms to defend our […]

  • January 19, 2022 5:30 pm

    Right Wing Bonus Tracks: Humpty Dumpty Biden

    Mike Lindell attempted to clarify his comment from last week when he said that he had enough evidence of election fraud to send 300 million Americans to prison for life. His clarification didn’t really clarify much, but he seemed to be saying that he had so much evidence that he could distribute parts of it […]

  • January 19, 2022 12:28 pm

    Trump’s Latest Inflammatory Lie: White People Are Being Denied COVID Treatment

    Former President Donald Trump spoke at rally with Arizona Republicans on Saturday, where he made false and racially inflammatory comments claiming that white people are being denied access to COVID-19 vaccines and treatments. At the event, which was sponsored by Trump’s Save America PAC, he falsely charged “the left” with “discriminating against and denigrating, just denigrating, white people to determine […]

  • January 19, 2022 12:17 pm

    ‘This Is World War IV’: QAnon Conspiracy Theorist Scott McKay Vows to Wage War on Doctors and Nurses

    Scott McKay was among the cavalcade of election, COVID-19, and QAnon conspiracy theorists who spoke at the most recent ReAwaken America tour stop in Phoenix, Arizona, last weekend, where he declared war on health care providers, whom he accused of using the COVID-19 pandemic to murder people. McKay, a prominent QAnon conspiracy theorist known online […]

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