Americans are woefully undereducated when it comes to how our own government works. And this makes it really easy to manipulate citizens.
Amplifying Trump’s incendiary comments about the validity of the election could erode people’s trust in the election, so we must avoid giving his ideas more oxygen. This is what we should be doing instead.
Disinformation is intentionally misleading information, and it is rampant on social media. Here are two red flags to look for.
How did you feel when you heard that Trump had suggested delaying the election last week? Outraged? Scared? Angry? I certainly saw all of these things in articles, opinion pieces, on social media, and in conversations. And people talked and… Read More ›
The Republicans have made one thing very clear over the past few years. They are not even remotely interested in pursuing the truth. They don’t want to talk about the truth, or ask questions in pursuit of the truth. They… Read More ›
What exactly will Republicans think about voting by mail when they’re bombarded by conflicting messages? The president keeps tweeting nonsense about voting by mail. Even though he voted by mail from Florida in their primary, he keeps framing voting by… Read More ›
Here we are again. It’s like Groundhog Day but on a four-year cycle. Every time another presidential election rolls around, talk about the potential of a contested convention bubbles up. It appears to be some sort of political pundit parlor… Read More ›