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Thursday, December 14, 2017
Right-wing conspiracies
Crowd Size, Trump Inauguration

Trump Embraces Weird Conservative Media Habit Of Fabricating Crowd Sizes

Trump’s weird post-inauguration obsession with puffing up the numbers of his celebration might seem like a baffling, insecure tick. It is — he’s just advertising that insecurity via an established right-wing media tactic. The pattern of lying about how many people assemble en masse enjoys a long history within the right-wing media; a history Trump has revived.

January 25, 2017
White Genocide, Neo Nazi, White Nationalist

‘White Genocide’: Debunking The Latest Breitbart-Promoted Racist Buzzword

The false claim that there is a genocide against white people is a key rallying cry used by organized white supremacists to justify racist violence targeting people of color, Muslims and Jews. With the rise of Donald Trump, who promptly appointed white nationalist Steve Bannon as his chief strategist, those forces will soon have a direct line to the White House.

December 28, 2016
Fake news

5 People Close To Trump Who Have Propagated Fake News

Donald Trump has surrounded himself with people who have helped propagate fake new including two of his sons, his former campaign manager, his pick for national security adviser, and the adviser’s son, who was involved in the transition until recently.

December 9, 2016