Primaries Are Getting More Crowded With Candidates. That’s Good News For Extremists And Bad News For Voters
With votes split among multiple candidates, a candidate may win with a small plurality while being disliked by, or disconnected from, the larger primary electorate.
Where Things Stand: In Milo’s Hiring As MTG’s Intern, Viral Cruelty Remains The Point
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Yes, on its face, it is pathetic and entertaining that the once-relevant, 37-year-old far-right troll Milo Yiannopoulos has been hired as an UNPAID intern for Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) several years after he was sort of but not really pushed out of his gig at Steve Bannon’s Breitbart for appearing to defend pedophilia.Read More
Trumpers Wanted Conspiracy Theorist Help On Proposed NSA Effort To Steal Election
A new memo brings the effort close to ItalyGate, which ascribes Biden's 2020 win to an Italian defense contractor using satellites to zap voting machines.
Oath Keepers Are Better Trained Than Other Extremists: Two-Thirds Of Members Are Vets Or Retired Police
Behind the 11 Oath Keepers charged with sedition are many more who have been trained by the U.S. military.