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The John Birch Society Never Left

Rick Perlstein and Edward H. Miller The New Republic
Why it’s foolish to think the modern GOP will ever break with its lunatic fringe. When Republican lawmakers had a chance to draw a bright line between their party and conspiracy theorists and insurrectionists, the vast majority voted to acquit.

The Big Lie

Eli Zaretsky London Review of Books
Hitler defined the Big Lie as an untruth so colossal that people ‘would not believe that others could distort the truth so infamously’. Trump’s claim that he won the election ‘in a landslide’ and victory was stolen from him is a lie of this sort.

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