Tag: 2020 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

The Trump Campaign Knew Their Lawyers’ Cuckoo Dominion Voter Fraud Conspiracy Theory Was Nonsense

We’re closing in on a year since the 2020 election, which means it’s been almost that long since the Trump team has been peddling voter fraud nonsense. The former president still insists, without proof, that his second term was stolen from him. But one key detail has only been made public: At least part of […]

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People Can’t Believe The Person Who Convinced Mike Pence To Not Let Trump Destroy Democracy Was…Dan Quayle?

Vice presidents don’t tend to be as remembered as well as those they served under. (There are exceptions. One of them is currently commander-in-chief.) So you might not recall Dan Quayle. He was veep under another veep-turned-president, George H.W. Bush. He’s not remembered that fondly, if at all. His legacy may wind up being that […]

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Jacob Wohl And His Cohort Are Facing A $5 Million Fine For Making Illegal Robocalls About The 2020 Election

What did you accomplish by the time you were 23? Odds are you weren’t as prolific as Jacob Wohl, who’s both the Max Fischer and the Inspector Clouseau of Trumpist grifters. Before he was 20 he was accused of defrauding investors. At 21 he was charged with a felony, around the same time he banned […]

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Rudy Giuliani Says He’s ‘Willing To Go To Jail’ For The Crimes He Claims He Didn’t Commit

You might not remember this, but there was a time when Rudy Giuliani was a beloved public figure. His tenure as New York City mayor was far from sparkling, but many believed he did a fine job holding the town together after the 9/11 attacks. He was even dubbed “America’s mayor.” Jump 20 years and […]

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Trump Reportedly Pressed The DOJ To Say The 2020 Election Was ‘Corrupt’ And To ‘Leave The Rest To Me’

We’re learning a lot of rich and strange details about Donald Trump’s final months in office, thanks to an onslaught of books with lots of juicy dirt. But this most recent bit comes from some simple reporting. The New York Times reported on some new documents provided to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. […]

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Rudy Giuliani Was Allegedly So Drunk On Election Night That White House Staff Was Worried He’d Break Valuable China

So many shocking stories from the three forthcoming end-of-Trump books have already been revealed that there may be little left when they finally drop. (Or, more likely, they contain so much good dirt that the news cycle will never starve.) So here’s another: According to Michael Wolff, author of Landslide: The Final Days of the […]

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Math Whiz Eric Trump Reportedly Screamed At The Trump Campaign’s Poor Data Analysts As His Dad’s Election Lead Evaporated

The world is about to be buried in an avalanche of books chronicling Donald J. Trump’s final days in office, each one offering their own juicy bits of alleged-but-probable turmoil inside his administration and chaotic campaign. One of them is called I Alone Can Fix It: Donald J. Trump’s Catastrophic Final Year — not to […]

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Trump Bragged That He Was Impeached Twice, And That Being Punished Only Made Him ‘Worse’

The year’s second Conservative Political Action Conference was as off-the-rails as one would expect. Don Jr. tried to be funny. Lauren Boebert got made fun of by AOC. The audience cheered the dearth of people safe from a highly contagious disease. But the biggest draw was the big boy himself, former president and failed blogger […]

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Wacky GOP Rep. Ken Buck Claims Google ‘Changed Its Algorithm … To Disadvantage Donald Trump’ And Thereby ‘Chose The Winner’

It has now been more than five months since Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States, but the conspiracy theories about the various ways the election was stolen from Donald Trump keep on comin’. The latest comes courtesy of kooky Colorado congressman Ken Buck, who doesn’t seem to know […]

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Al Gore Begged Trump To ‘Acknowledge Reality’ And Admit He Lost In 2020 (Even Though He Knows He Won’t Listen)

Al Gore knows more than anyone what it’s like to have an election potentially taken from you. The results of the the 2000 race were hotly contested, leading to an epic recount in Florida. But after weeks of turmoil, Gore decided that the unity of the country was more important than his potential win, and […]

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Trump’s Own Allies In The Michigan GOP Released A Report That Dismantled All Of His Wild ‘Rigged Election’ Conspiracy Theories

Ever since November, president-turned-failed blogger Donald Trump has been pushing baseless accusations of widespread voter fraud in the 2020 election. Even Ivanka and Jared are reportedly sick of hearing about it. This probably won’t stop him, but a Republican-led investigation in Michigan — one of the main places he’s accused of helping “steal” his election […]

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MyPIllow Guy Mike Lindell Believes The Jan. 6 Insurrection Was A ‘Setup’ (And That Trump Won By 19 Million Votes)

Last weekend, everyone’s favorite deranged bedwear salesman, Mike Lindell, aka the financially troubled MyPillow Guy, held a kooky pro-Trump rally in New Hampshire. It was called “MAGA Frank,” and it featured such 45th president fans as Diamond and Silk, filmmaker and pardoned felon Dinesh D’Souza, as well as the big boy himself. Lindell is so […]

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Trump Reportedly So Believed In A Conspiracy Theory Involving Biden’s Nomination That It Might Have Cost Him The Election

Today’s Republican party is in thrall to conspiracy theories, from QAnon to the many convoluted takes on how their favorite president lost re-election, even to newer ones about how he could take his old job back. (Spoiler: He can’t.) And it comes from the top: According to Vanity Fair, a forthcoming book about Donald Trump’s […]

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MyPillow Guy Mike Lindell Claims He’s ‘Probably’ Responsible For Trump’s Far-Fetched Idea Of Taking Back The Presidency In August

It’s been a wild week for president-turned-failed blogger Donald J. Trump. He doesn’t have much to do, bumbling around a resort, regaling strangers with fanciful tales about a stolen election. One thing he’s allegedly been telling them, we learned, is that he’s going to be reinstalled in the White House in August. How? Surely not […]

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Wacko Trump Lawyer Sidney Powell Told A QAnon Crowd That The Former President Can ‘Simply Be Reinstated’

Some spend Memorial Day weekend enjoying a rare three days off — grilling with friends and/or family, thinking about those who died fighting for America, maybe making jokes about Cruella. Others have no chill. Republicans have spent the holiday break keeping the crazy going. Fox News tried to turn an innocuous tweet from Kamala Harris […]

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