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As conspiracies actually unfold during the final week before Election Day, Stephen Colbert copes with the cognitive disturbances of this election by going “full conspiracy.” In this episode of “Tinfoil Hat,” sponsored by Reynolds Wrap of course, he unveils his own far-fetched campaign tales. But “stuff way crazier than that gets made up all the time” and distributed on the Internet, he adds, naming a few. And he protests the worst rumor of all, which makes him think of “America playing Russian roulette with two bullets.”

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McCarthy Admits 65 House Republicans Are Unvaccinated

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Reprinted with permission from American Independent

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday railed against the new mask rule from Congress' attending physician, Dr. Brian Monahan, who on Tuesday ordered that all members of the House — vaccinated or not — return to wearing a "well-fitted, medical grade, filtration face mask" while at the Capitol complex.

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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy

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Reprinted with permission from Alternet

"The storm" is a term that the far-right conspiracy theorists of QAnon are fond of using, and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy used that term during a July 29 press conference when he was criticizing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's support of a mask mandate for the U.S. House of Representatives.

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