Politics in the age of conspiracy
Crazy, paranoid theories have now erupted into mainstream political thinking in a way that would not have seemed possible only a few years ago.
Pro-Trump protestors are pictured in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 14, 2020. Six months after the Nov. 3 vote, polls show two-thirds of Republicans still believe Joe Biden’s victory was illegitimate, with nearly one-third of independents voicing the same opinion, writes Les Whittington. Photograph courtesy of Flickr/Geoff Livingston