conspiracy theories

Oh Cool, A Dem’s Seat Got Flipped By A QAnoner
INSIDE: A Whiny Jeffrey Clark ... Gun Control Bill ... Cheney
Paladino: Hey, I’m Just Repeating Stuff I Heard Without Doing Any Critical Thinking!
INSIDE: Jan. 6 Hearing ... Uvalde Cops ... SCOTUS
Listen to This: No Guardrails

A new episode of The Josh Marshall Podcast is live! This week, Josh and Kate discuss President Zelensky’s address to Congress and a new push from state legislatures to police culture war issues outside of their jurisdictions.

You can listen to the new episode of The Josh Marshall Podcast here.

Where Things Stand: Tulsi Gabbard Has Some Thoughts About Those ‘Biolabs’ That The Kremlin Is Fixated On
This is your TPM evening briefing.

Former long-shot presidential candidate and congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii is just the latest U.S. politician to seize on debunked, Kremlin-backed conspiracy theories about the supposed existence of U.S.-run bioweapon research labs in Ukraine.

But she’s the first high-profile Democrat to do so.

What started as an InfoWars talking point has been embraced by the Russian and Chinese state media and has morphed in recent days into a full blown right-wing effort to place the blame for President Putin’s deadly war on Ukraine squarely on the shoulders of the U.S. right’s usual cast of enemies, including President Biden and, of course, Anthony Fauci. Kate Riga digs into the madness here.

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Support For Conspiracy Theories And Armed Rebellion Isn’t New. It Just Wasn’t Taken Seriously Until Jan. 6
Almost eight years before the Capitol was attacked by partisans bent on reversing the results of an election, nearly one-third of Americans said that armed rebellion might soon be necessary in the U.S. to protect liberties.
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 28: President Donald Trump speaks on the phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Oval Office of the White House, January 28, 2017 in Washington, DC. On Saturday, President Trump is making several phone calls with world leaders from Japan, Germany, Russia, France and Australia. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
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