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Monday, June 18, 2018

This Week In Crazy: Another Awful Valerie Jarrett Conspiracy Theory, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing. Starting with number five:

5. Glenn Beck

“I have a theory that is different than most, and I will be mocked for it,” Glenn Beck began on his radio show Monday. He’s certainly right about that.

Beck’s latest theory goes like this: The unstable situation in the Middle East is not a series of institutional crises in sovereign nations, but actually a “proxy war” between the United States and Russia. Which is, naturally, about to heat up. Yes, according to Beck, World War III is upon us.

Keeping in mind that Beck believes that President Obama will officially be a dictator in about three weeks, it’s pretty clear on which side he thinks America will be in the coming conflict.