It’s about truth: Lee Van Cleef, Lee Marvin, Jimmy Stewart, and John Wayne in The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962).

Conspiracism & Cowardice: A Brief Comment

A large part of contemporary conspiracism — and election denialism in particular — is rooted in cowardice; in the unwillingness of Trumpists to say what they really mean.

Let me pan back for a moment before refining that point.

I have no wish to burnish the past but certain old-neighborhood influences have crept into my current ideals. When I was 12, my father ran

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