Tag: stop the steal

On An Otherwise Normal Election Day, Kari Lake Was the Last MAGA Standing

Claims of election wrongdoing, as in 2020, moved from social media to legal filings. Attorneys for Kari Lake, along with Senate candidate Blake Masters and the Republican National Committee, filed a lawsuit around 5 p.m., seeking to extend voting hours in Maricopa County from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., along with pushing back the release […]

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The MAGA Queen of Election Denial

The group behind the film is called True the Vote, who Lake has endorsed, and who the Arizona attorney general’s office Special Investigations Section has asked the FBI and IRS to investigate for potential violations of their non-profit status. (Lake said she still believes the film is credible.) The film is being used to promote […]

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The GOP’s Cult of Election Deniers Are a Growing Threat to the Nation

Attorneys general defend their states in court, meaning that they decide what kinds of legal mischief to go after and what to leave alone. Big Lie candidates are on the ballot, Fiddler writes, in 10 states. They’re mostly red and purple states. To read about some of these people is mind-blowing. Arizona candidate Abe Hamadeh […]

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The GOP’s Cult of Election Deniers Is a Growing Threat to the Nation

And what body might give them that authority? Ironically, the Supreme Court. The highest legal authority in the land appears poised to make potential election theft the law of the land. This term, the court is hearing Moore v. Harper, a case in which Republicans in six swing states are arguing that state legislatures should […]

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Doxxed Doctors, Library Bomb Threats, and Attacks on Pride Centers: A Week in Escalating Anti-LGBT Violence

Last week, Carlson repeatedly defended the Twitter account Libs of TikTok, which, along with right-wing pundit Matt Walsh, spent this week cherry-picking informational content about gender-affirming care from hospital websites. This built a self-perpetuating news cycle which seemingly crested with their victory laps, when, after the harassment which followed, the hospitals removed the content, perhaps […]

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Doxxed Doctors, Library Bomb Threats, and Attacks on Pride Centers: A Week in Escalating Anti-LGBTQ Violence

Last week, Carlson repeatedly defended the Twitter account Libs of TikTok, which, along with right-wing pundit Matt Walsh, spent this week cherry-picking informational content about gender-affirming care from hospital websites. This built a self-perpetuating news cycle that seemingly crested with victory laps, when, after the harassment that followed, the hospitals removed the content, perhaps in hopes […]

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Michigan’s Capitol-Rioter Governor Candidate Finished 4th But Is ‘NOT CONCEDING!’

Michigan Republican gubernatorial candidate Ryan Kelley being interviewed by the news media at the Michigan State Capitol on July 30, 2022 in Lansing, Michigan. ( Bill Pugliano/Getty Images) A Michigan GOP gubernatorial candidate who faces misdemeanor charges stemming from his alleged involvement in the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol finished well behind the […]

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