TRUMPY the Conspiracy Clown Embraces Birtherism and QAnon

Of all the ways that Donald Trump has defiled the office of the presidency, among the most disturbing is his mainstreaming of conspiracy theories and the freak jobs who promote them. He frequently expresses his concurrence with bizarre and fantastical concoctions that range from cannibal child sex trafficking to staged mass murders. On Friday Trump…

The conspiracy theories are coming from inside the (White) House

It is a sad anniversary for #SandyHook but is also a reminder that nothing has changed about the spread of RWNJ CTs that conform to propaganda models. What happened in 2016 will likely repeat itself. If you haven’t yet read this Rand report, you should, because it helps explain the incessant repetition of GOP lies,…

Conspiracy! Treason! Espionage! FARA?: Your guide to laws for l'Affaire Russe

This is a quick hopefully audience-friendly guide to the main charges that will (and won’t!) play a part in prosecuting collusion with Russia. In particular, I want to highlight the requirements for proving each of these offenses, because that’s valuable for understanding Mueller’s strategy as the various parts of this saga start to come together. For those hoping…