Watch Fox News cut away from Kayleigh McEnany's election conspiracy presser

Our nation’s very last Mouth of Sauron has spoken! And been cut off mid-sentence by Fox News! Finally. Lame Duck Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany saved the best bullshit for last, and she’s broken Fox in the process As she vigorously flung Donald Trump’s poo today because he was too lazy to do it himself, Fox essentially said “enough…

Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy

The term “vast right-wing conspiracy” is not an original quote from the then First Lady Hillary Clinton, but in 1998 her use of the phrase baked it into the political lexicon. As with most conspiracies, they are usually borne of self-inflicted grievance or a piteousness dragged out as the last defense strategy when the truth…

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…