Twitter cancels Trump… again, and Roger Stone wants to arrest you

Trump tried to disinform again and again… x It’s just so embarrassing pic.twitter.com/6I1ROwr86G— MeidasTouch.com (@MeidasTouch) September 12, 2020 x Attorney General William Barr makes yet another false claim, this time wrongly claiming that mail voting means “there's no secret vote” and that “the government” can find out who you voted for. Fact check from colleague…

after Trump's 145 retweets: Trust the plan. Enjoy the show. Expect more mischief

Fortunately Twitter decided to rein in QAnon, one of many cults projecting both the main tenets of Trumpism but also serving as a channel for non-domestic malign actors to invest in GOP disinformation and disruption. Twitter’s crackdown comes too late to stop QAnon’s growth. While QAnon’s presence on Twitter will almost certainly shrink after the…

“American Taliban” trends again because Ted Cruz thinks Columbus is a religious icon

We are in some strange space where to Ted Cruz, those people taking down monuments to genocidal explorers are like fundamentalist religious fanatics practicing iconoclasm.  Ted doesn’t understand iconoclasm nor has he read kos’s book, but he went there on Twitter. x No, sweetie. THIS is the American Taliban. pic.twitter.com/VnoqlwiK5L— Adam Sank 🏳️‍🌈 (@AdamSank) June 11, 2020…

Ann Coulter bails on Trump… what?

Trump’s information warfare is nothing if but consistent, but he’s now pushed some of his opportunistic brood of RW pundits to the brink of disassociation because the 2020 outcome is in jeopardy. x Re Trump's crazed tweets suggesting @JoeNBC is complicit in murder, our book “Donald Trump and His Assault on Truth” has an entire…

The Donald, Death, and Disinformation

Recent attempts to distort COVID information in Florida are only a symptom of how GOP states will be undercounting or suppressing data. This is only part of the larger GOP project of vote suppression distorted by Trump’s ignorance of public policy. Even Rudy Giuliani has reemerged to flog Ukrainian disinformation about Biden. “The coronavirus pandemic…

The Daily Beast, “Twitter Loophole Allows Biden Rumors To Spread Like Wildfire”

So this photo has been circulating on Twitter: Scott Bixby at The Daily Beast highlights why I can’t go on Twitter: But the woman in the photo is definitely, without a doubt, not Reade. pic.twitter.com/sMbQZ78kQ3 — UsHadrons (@ushadrons) May 3, 2020 The image and its imitators have exploited Twitter’s notoriously lax approach to disinformation on the platform,…

The Face of Evil

It’s been clear since October 2016 that Vladimir Putin has been interfering in our elections, and that he’s planning to do it again. Even if he can’t get Trump re-selected, he can throw things into such confusion that we won’t trust the election results. His goal is destabilizing the West, and especially the United States….