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Washington Post: Opinion Here’s why the Trump GOP’s crazy quotient is expanding

Berry Craig
01 Sep, 2022
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By DANA MILBANK

Donald Trump and his post-truth pioneers have expanded the frontiers of fakery this week.

The former president used his Truth Social site on Monday to demand that he be declared “the rightful winner” of the 2020 election, and he followed that by posting and sharing on Tuesday a barrage of QAnon slogans and themes, doctored photos and false conspiracy notions, including a claim that the “FBI colluded with Antifa” in the Jan. 6 insurrection, and a forged tweet falsely purporting to be from Ivanka Trump calling covid vaccines “useless.”

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