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…