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To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Observercast

Why Trump Tweeted A Conspiracy Smear

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BY JOE CONASON When Donald Trump retweeted a malicious fantasy about the apparent suicide of imprisoned pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, he wasn’t merely entertaining his deluded fans. Trump’s conspiratorial canard – with attendant promotion by Russian bots, American alt-rightists and far-right media – was plainly designed to deflect attention from his own embarrassing associations with Epstein. […]

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Joe Conason
Joe Conason
Joe Conason is an American journalist, author and liberal political commentator. He writes a column for Salon.com and has written a number of books, including Big Lies, which addresses what he says are myths spread about liberals by conservatives.
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