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time and say i love you one last time. joanne r aeck was 86 years old d we remember her. and now to the cnn special report, donald trump's conspiracy theories hosted by fareed zakari. >> a cnn special report. >> it's one of the greatest coos of all time. fighting the deep state. it's a conspiracy, against you the american people and we cannot let this happen. why does the president of the united states of america live in a world of dark, sinister conspiracies? >> he gravitates to conspiracy theories of the world. >> the world makes sense if you
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look behind the curtain. >> it could be a plot. >> lurk are -- lurking behind the curtain, he sees terrible things. >> joe biden and his son are corrupt. >> hillary clinton, she is a world class liar. >> he sees a plot to steal an election. >> voter fraud, voter fraud. here here's the evidence. >> the whole election is being rigged. >> it's a lie. >> and it's dangerous. >> a burn it down strategy. that does not defeat the opponent, it damages democracy. >> covid-19 is a hoax. >> trump has conspiracy theory allies. >> obama and hillary smell like sulfur. >> it's totally nuts. >> even crazier, the conspiracies of trump fans. >> trump is a hero being
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thwarted by a ring of pedophiles and child traffickers. >> how did we get here? >> it's the first time in our history that a conspirasicst holds the highest office in the land. >> a democracy that will soon elect a president. >> this is the first time that i can remember, having a fear or anxiety that a sitting president, if he loses a free and fair election won't leave. ♪ good evening, i'm fareed zakaria, let me begin with a confessi confession, this is not the topic that i usually tackle. and i'm worried about repeating misinformation. but it's urgent, the theories
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circulating now are dangerous and the president of the united states is trafficking in them. when donald trump tells us that elections are rigged and obama gate is the biggest scandal in history. some know that the ideas are are wholly false and others are less certain. especially when they hear a story full of details that seem to explain everything. 50% of meamericans have believe one of the conspiracy theories. it's a story of how destructive they have become. not just to the people they target. but to the foundations of the democracy. >> why doesn't he give his birth certificate? >> donald trump's rise to power began with the conspiracy theory. >> his relatives don't know where he is. >> as he tested the waters to run for the white house. >> people have birth certificates. he doesn't have a birth
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certificate. if he doesn't, it's one of the greatest scams in the history of politics. >> trump pedalled birtherism. >> he was born in hawaii, why are you going through this? >> many people do not think it's a authentic certificate. >> how can you say it -- >> it was a political winfall. >> 55% of the republicans believe in the issue. >> he rode it in to the white house. >> he has brilliant instincts and brilliant intuitions. >> it's time to -- >> donald trump understood how the tap in to an ugly racial under current. the idea of whether he was born in the united states, that's a metaphor, it's is he one of us? answer, no. >> with the birtherism conspiracy theory, donald trump could send a racist message
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without saying the race part out loud. >> your country was stolen from you by barack hussein obama. >> black african father. >> donald trump uses conspiracy theories as weapons against his opponents. >> very suspicious situation. i'm fighting the deep state. >> there's been no bigger trump target than hillary clinton. >> the most corrupt person ever to seek the presidency of the united states. [ cheers and applause ] >> the darkest clinton conspiracy theory has a huge following on the internet. trump and his allies have promoted it, even has it has grown increasingly toxic. this is edgar madison welch.
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he is driving from his north carolina home to washington, d.c. recording a message to his two young daughters. >> i love you more than anything in the world. >> he is preparing to risk his life to save children he doesn't even know. >> i have always told you, we have a duty to protect people who can't protect themselves. do for people who can't do for themselves. >> you may consider him a good man. >> i hope you understand. >> but this mission of mercy was actually a dangerous delusion. welch fell prey to a twisted conspiracy theory, called pizza gate. he believed that hillary clinton and other washington elites were running a pedophile ring out of the payment of a pizza restaurant in washington, d.c. just because it's crazy, doesn't
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mean that people won't believe it. >> in addition to the ar-15, welch was carrying a handgun and a shot gun was found in his car. >> he burst in to a crowded restaurant. terrified customers ran for their lives. but there were no abused children. not even abatement. no one was hurt, welch went to prison. the original source of all this? a leaked e-mail to john podesta, hillary clinton's campaign chief, it was from his brother, and it said simply, would love to get a pizza. >> pizza is a well known pedophile code word that has been used by law enforcement to arrest online sexual predators of children. pizza-gate i >> now, disturbingly, teenagers have grown obsessed with pizza-gate. they believe celebrities have joined hillary clinton to abuse children. >> you need to search what they
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don't want us paying attention to. child trafficking. >> the social media site tik-tok, popular with teenagers has logged more than 18 million views for posts with the pizza-gate hash tag according to the "new york times." pizza-gate began in 2016. and in the last few years, it has grown in to an even bigger conspiracy theory called qanon. >> when nonsense is dangerous is when people believe it to be true. >> a miss had tear i couldn't say character or characters called q supposedly high up in u.s. intelligence give followers hints about deep state conconspirators who are out to destroy donald trump. >> donald trump is a hero of the qanon following. >> he is a christ like figure who will save the country and save the world. >> save the world from the deep state. from liberals, from pedophiles.
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>> there's a ring of high profile -- do you believe that, everything that he posts about child pedophilia and what is going on in the country, is coming to light. >> trump is part of the q-team. he does a lot of posts and it's part of this. >> crowds of people show up at trump rallies. >> i'm tampmy, i'm a family doctor and q is about getting to the truth. and by educating people about the truth of what is going on. >> they are anonymous and they are all on the same track, looking nor the truth. >> all of us are qanon. >> getting to the truth is a qanon theme, even though its beliefs are fiction. >> the motorcade moves in to the downtown area. death is six minutes away.
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the biggest conspiracy theory of them all, who really killed jfk has now become part of qanon. >> jfk jr. is alive. he is in protective custody, and they tried to kill him like they did his father. >> my father stood before you -- >> the belief is somehow, the late jfk, jr., is alive and helping trump clean up the deep state. >> they are not tethered to the truth. so it's easy to make up more and more elaborate stories. >> qanon has morp had hed to a political movement. >> we have been gathering online and talking together at americans and uniting and -- >> you think it's maybe making you comfortable to talk with other frustrated and sometimes angry people? >> yes, yes. >> what is donald trump's connection to qanon, meet radio host, michael lebron. he is one of the chief pushers
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of qanon. >> if you have not ventured initially in to the qanon phenomenon, do you have any idea of what you are miss something. >> this is qanon, michael lebron, in the oval office with the president. >> eric trump, everybody. >> eric trump, the president's son posted this instagram. he is promoting qanon, even using the slogan. where we go one, we go all. >> what does that mean? >> where we go one, we go all. >> where we go one, we go all. >> general michael flynn, the former national security adviser and trump as lavishedly praised as a fine man wronged by the justice system. took the qanon oath on the fourth of july with family and friends. >> god bless america. >> qanon!
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>> flynn's lawyers tell c infnn that the oath he took was not connect, but that oath is universally recognized by the q movement. >> where we go one, we go all. >> where we go one, we go all. >> president donald trump frequently retweets qanon accounts on the fourth of july, the same day michael flynn took his oath, while the coronavirus was surging to record level wilwill -- levels all over the country, the president retweeted qanon accounts 14 times. nobody is sure how many people are in the group. but according to the "washington post" about 600,000 people have voted for qanon connect political candidates. media matters has documented at least 46 of them are in the current election cycle. >> i'm marjorie green and i approved this ad.
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>> marjorie green is seeking aggressional seat. >> q has put out there that many high level officials will be arrested. is it going to be approved that the child pedophilia and the elites in the washington, d.c., is that what we are going to see come out? is it going to be satanic worship? >> marjorie green is favored e win that seat in the house of representatives. perhaps the biggest question surrounding all of this is why? why would anybody believe any of the conspiracy theories? >> it's so unsettling and i think, authentically terrifying to live in a world that we feel we cannot control. conspiracies become seductive and attractive because it explains that the world is against you and this is the important part. it's not your fault. >> it's not my fault i inherited this mess but we are fixing it.
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hey, it's not my fault. i didn't put us there. i don't take responsibility at all. >> it externalized blame. that is what qanon does for people. >> and it seems to give its followers a kind of emotional saurt. >> it creates an explanation that comforts, consoles, and there's always this unnamed, unseen, deep state, that is actually responsible for everything. qanon, provides people with the psychological comfort that they need. what it does for donald trump, it provides the fear that keeps his base motivated. >> science is activities from the united kingdom and poland, found that conspiracy minded people have a strong need to feel better and smarter than others. they are narcissistic, if that sounds familiar -- >> it's not even by the standard of american politicians,
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unusually narcissistic. >> people would say i'm a super genius of all time. the one that matters is me. >> is it possible that trump uses conspiracy theories to gin up his base? maybe. but -- >> he has a conspiracy mind-set. he moves naturally inescapablely to conspiracy understandings of the world. >> there's something going to that we don't know about. >> a lot of people said is they had spies in my campaign. it could be a plot, i don't want to think in terms of conspiracy. it could be a plot. >> his conspiracy theories resonate deeply with the voters. that raises the most troublely aspect of the story. >> our immune system has been weakened to conspiracy thinking. it's why it's so dangerous. >> many americans are vulnerable to conspiracy theories because they don't trust government, officials or institutions.
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listen to what this qanon follower says. >> we can all admit that pretty much knows the government is corrupt. q to me is just showing that it's a lot more corrupt than we thought. >> pugh research shows that the america's trust has been dropping for decades. look at the last 20 years. by the time donald trump was elected president, belief and faith in democracy had reached an all-time low. trust in the media took a similar plunge. and donald trump knows it. >> just remember, what you are seeing and what you are reading is not what is happening. >> what is important is to get to disbelieve everything. >> this is the way in which hard demigogary can destroy democr y democracy. >> all of it as we face a president ally election. >> voter fraud, voter fraud. >> the most corrupt election in the history of our country. >> it's a lie.
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>> coming up next, the biggest conspiracy threat of all. >> the sort of thing i never imagined would be possible in the united states of america.
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obscure right wing operative named greg phillips tweeted a bombshell, number of noncitizen votes exceeds three million. >> can you prove right now, that three million people -- >> yes. >> but phillips, a voter fraud watchdog was cagey about showing any evidence. >> do you have the proof? >> yes. >> will you provide it? >> yes. >> can i have it? >> no. >> why? >> we are going to release everything to the public. >> when? >> as soon as we get down with the checks. >> hold on, so you are not done checking it yet? >> questions about a possible recount -- >> in fact, when phillips made his outrageous claim. >> recount votes in michigan, and wisconsin sglrks sta, state certified the election results. >> we are not going to make a mistake. >> you already accused. >> i'm not a politician.
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i'm a guy. >> millions of people voting, millions illegals voting. >> and then alex jones, who said the u.s. government staged 9-11 picked up the story. >> donald j trump didn't just win the electoral college, he clearly won the popular vote. and after that story ran, president elect trump tweeted for the first time, that he won the popular vote, if you deduct the millions people who voted illegally. greg phillips, still won't show us any evidence. >> the illegal immigrants were voting. i illegal immigrants are voting. we don't want noncitizen voters. >> a voter fraud conspiracy was born. >> voter fraud, voter fraud, here's the evidence. it's a lie. >> trump has made an astounding number of completely
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unsubstantiated voter fraud claims. he tweeted that president obama's win was a sham. >> god bless the great state of iowa. >> in the 2018 primaries, he accused ted cruz of stealing iowa and marco rubio of rigging florida. >> new hampshire was taken away. >> people have died ten years ago are still voting. >> nearly 2 million dead people voted for hillary clinton. >> 10s of millions mail-in ballots. >> and in 2020 -- >> will they be forged. >> according to our president. >> will they be stolen from mailboxes. >> mail-in ballots will be riddled with fraud. >> will they be taken from the mail men and mail women? >> it's based on a lie, and it's a trick and it's lethal to
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american democracy. >> it has been investigated by. republicans and democrats. proven cases are less common than someone being struck by lightni lightning. >> from 2000-2014 in one billion votes cast, there were 31 cases of voter fraud. that is not massive or ramp ant. >> voter fraud does not make sense to risk it. it's unlikely to swing an election and the penalties are severe. >> voter fraud is a felony. so that is a big disincentive. >> they want to try to rig the election. >> thanks to his constant repetition. >> that election will be rigged. >> first of all, it's rigged. >> the voter fraud lie has
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become the truth for many americans. [ chanting usa ] >> in one poll, nearly half said that voter fraud occurred often among trump supporters over 2/3 said it happened a lot. >> the beauty of the lie is if you say it over and over and with conviction, it sounds like the truth. >> we have to protect the integrity of the vote and our voters. >> trump doubled down on his conspiracy theories when he formed a presidential commission to investigate voter fraud. >> criticized as misguided effort to prove the unprovable. >> after a few months of blundering. >> one senior white house adviser telling cnn quote, it was a -- poop show, they used a different word. >> it ended in disgrace. >> in the commissions report when you get to the section
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marked voter fraud, the pages are blank. >> but the voter fraud lie lives on. >> we are not going to lose. the only way we can lose is if -- >> the fraud conspiracy theories have gone on long before donald trump. >> vote fraud threatens the integrity of our process. >> in the 2000s, republicans spun tails of widespread voter fraud. >> there's many ways to jimmy the system. >> those concerning the nation's demographics. that more people of color who traditionally voted democrat were going to the polls. >> certain republicans cannot believe that the republican party had an interest in depressing voter turn out and that's when they invented the fiction of voter fraud. >> requiring people to show photo i.d. in order to vote.
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>> some in the party used the myth of ramp ant voter fraud. >> pushing more voters out of the ballot box. to justify new voting restrictions. >> it's terrible. it's so many people that don't have i.d., and they are not going to be able to vote. >> that made it harder for black americans to vote. >> we are ready to march on ballot boxes. >> a shameful echo. >> you are ordered to disperse. >> of the jim crow south. >> we are taking a close look at wisconsin. >> in 2016, these measures had a real impact. >> donald trump continues to maintain his lead of about 90,000 votes. >> 10s of thousands of people were deterred from voting in wisconsin. because of that state's i.d. law. >> the question is, are the democratic votes out there somewhere. it's just not enough. >> black voter turn out plummeted. >> donald trump will carry the state of wisconsin.
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>> trump won the state by less than 23,000 ballots. great voter fraud does not change an election result. voter suppression does. >> millions and in millions of ballots. >> trump doubling down on the ballot box conspiracy theory. >> will they be counterfeited by groups inside our nation? >> from rigged mail-in ballots. >> will they be counterfeited by the millions by foreign powers? >> to votes being air mailed from china. there's growing fear that trump's disinformation campaign will cast doubt on the outcome of the election. democrats and republicans gaming out worse case scenarios. >> this president is going to try to steal the election. >> this will be in my opinion, the most corrupt election in the history of our country. >> donald trump may be saving his most dangerous conspiracy
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> . it's all coming up. on the live global sunday transmission. >> while this may look like your average cable news. it is anything but. leading -- the eyes of the new world order. >> i don't like them putting chemicals in the water, turned
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the frogs gay. i believe they are possessed by entities, space aliens. >> info wars. a leading conspiracy talk show. >> hillary and obama want to make you poor. >> he screams and rants on air. >> they hate you, they hate god, they hate children. and god damn them to hell. >> he has also been a principal news source for the president. >> it is surreal to talk about issues here on air and then word for word here trump say it two days later. >> his real name is barry satara. >> he was born barry satara, somewhere along the line, he changed his name. >> he is going to show up and on drugs though. he is going to be blacked out. >> i think we will take a drug test prior to the debate.
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>> to have conspiracy move in to the white house and have the president amplify it, and recognize it, utterly unprecedented. >> thank you for joining us. >> thank you, alex. >> donald trump first aligned himself with jones in 2015. >> your reputation is amazing. i will not let you down. >> donald trump basically said to alex jones, i love your work. it totally nuts. >> the democrats are the kkk. >> so nuts that it begs the question how did we get here? >> we love you, alex jones. >> for what some are calling the info wars presidency. >> alex jones, he is a nice guy actually. >> they are even getting our gods -- >> you may remember alex jones for spreading the most gross lie. >> sandyhook is the most synthetic lie, manufactured. >> since saying that the murder of the first graders and faculty
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was a hoax. he has been ordered to pay at least $100,000 in relate fees. >> i thought everything was staged. >> in a deposition he said that a former psychosis made him believe this. >> there's no true and false, anything can be believed except the official account of anything. >> buying product -- >> all the lies have proven to be a lucrative business for journalism. >> introducing -- >> this stuff is incredible. >> available at info wars >> i want just can't express how serious the situation is. >> and part of the way he has been able to do that is by continuely scaring his audience in to telling them that disaster is approaching and then selling them products to mitigate the disaster. >> if you don't buy the products we will not be able to fund this operation. >> his online store sells everything from freeze dryers to
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survival gear. >> we have the full supply this stuff kills the whole sars coronavirus family at point blank range. >> most recently, the fda ordered jones to stop selling fake cures for covid-19. >> it kills every virus. >> there's money to be made in this. >> i only promote what i believe in. >> it is this conspiracy riddled path that connect donald trump to alex jones. >> my audience, i would say 90% supports you. >> trump knows where his bread is buttered and he makes his piece with someone like alex jones to keep power and to win in the next election. >> come here president trump speak! >> both know how to reach an audience and propel themselves in to the mainstream. >> i doubt i would be here if it were not for social media. i am able to go bing, bing, bing and i take care of it. the other side cannot get the word out. >> it's information wars.
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>> like trump, jones used all kinds of media to push his word. >> he migrated from public access tv to radio, to the internet. >> i have listened to you for 30 years. >> that freedom, combined with the algorithms that is amplifying what is most shocking, meant he is perfectly adapted to the internet. >> but that all came to a crashing halt in 2018. >> apple facebook, youtube, spotify, pintrest and linked in have removed jones material. >> especially by youtube. it's admission. >> they lie about me in court. >> his viewership fell by half. >> the president himself has also been policed for promoting violence and spreading false claims. >> twitter has flagged several of his tweets over accuracy and
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copyright issues. >> while we may never know whether jones or trump truly believe in the crazy conspiracies they spread. >> this is the first time in our history that a conspirasist holds the highest office in the understand la. what happens next is up to us. >> will the american public embrace it a second time? the test is in november. give me a little slack! with freedom unlimited, you're always earning. i said i need some slack on pump three!
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♪ we caught them. >> it's treason. >> long before he became conspiracy in chief, there was joseph mccarthy. >> even if our only one communist mistake is one, it's too. >> the republican senator accused of all kinds of americans of treason, it was called a vast communist conspiracy. >> activities may well determine whether had this nation will live or die. >> what he did was to drum up this incredible fear. >> yes, they are traitors to america. >> they are communists.
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>> but they could not find as he said, a conspiracy so menace, they could not find it because it was not there. at the height of the cold war, many americans have legitimate fears about communism. >> in 1949, you had the soviet union explode a nuclear device. >> then, communists over threw the chinese government. overnight, now you have 500 million new communists in the world. it felt like america was losing. how could america be losing? >> enter joseph mccarthy. who claimed he had the answer. a list of 205 employees in the state department who he said, were known communists. >> that simple is answer just was like, boom!
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>> he didn't have the goods to prove this monster conspiracy. >> mccarthy presided overhearings that were little more than trial by accusation. >> senator would like to hear this, it's about you. >> he would just badger witnesses. where they would not have a chance to answer. he was not about nuance, he was about gottcha, answer that, yes or no. do you know this man? >> mccarthy made baseless charges against the truman administration, including a man who served as the secretary of state and defense. >> george c marshal. a man who helped defeat the nazis. >> a venerated five-star general who helped orchestrate the convicty in wor-- the victory in world war ii,
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they did not speak up because they were afraid of losing their base. sound familiar. by 1952, republicans had been out of power for two decades. >> the american people have spoken with a resounding voice at the polls. victory is here. >> mccarthy helped win back the white house and both houses of congress. >> with the bigger platform, he became even more reckless. he went after the army. claiming it had been infiltrated by communists. >> you are not suing anyone at all, are you sure of that? >> the chair believes -- >> the american people had to look at you for six weeks. you are not fooling anybody either. >> the senate was called out as a bully in front of 20 million viewers. >> you have done enough. have you no sense of decency, sir, at long last? have you left no sense of decency. >> finally congress said, enough.
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>> the republican senate, censured one of their own. >> the word view and tactics however, would live on. >> that fight to expose those who would destroy this nation will go on and on. >> nearly one decade later. >> from dallas, texas, president kennedy died at 1:00 p.m. central standard time. >> a tragic event became the catalyst for a new wave of conspiracies. >> to this day. people think how does a lone gunman, successfully assassinate the most protected person on the face of the earth. >> there was plenty of evidence linking lee harvey oswald to the shooting. but america did not buy the story. >> the idea that one person, alone, without a government or a conspiracy behind, in the course
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of history, seemed impossible. >> i deny this charges. >> i'm just a patsy sglr. >> and only two days later, he was shot on live television by a nightclub owner, jack ruby. >> many americans when jack ruby killed oswald, began to believe something was amiss. >> the week that president kennedy was ill ckilled, the may of americans believed that it was a conspiracy. the kennedy assassination, immediately became a national obsession. by the mid 70s, the percentage of americans who believed it was a conspiracy, sky-rocketed over 80%. americans had seen the release of the pontientagon papers and watergate.
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>> a series of misfortunes for the you know can, and you wonder, did it all start with the jfk assassination. >> enabled the cia to use the poison. >> senate is investigations in to secret government programs opened the door to even more conspiracy theories. >> the more americans mistrusted government, the more they believed that john f. kennedy had been assassinated by a secret group of officials. who did not like his policies. >> soon an entire cottage industry was created around the jfk assassination. books, board games and video games and of course, a hollywood block buster. >> one of the grossest lies ever forced on the american people we have come to know it as the magic bullet theory. >> great cinemtography and terrible history. >> but it was the internet age of the '90s and 2000s that helped to rocket a conspiracy
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it is an undenial fact the president of the united states is an a fan of conspiracy theories he repeats them and
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retweets them and embrace the crazy people who promotes them. he's bringing to the three different strands of o history in a dangerous way. first, we all share some basic propensity to believe in the theories. why? human beings can't stand uncertainty. we want to know why things happen. we rely on religion and magic fo explain things. transferred to science. there's so much we don't understand. the world is a buzzing confusion. we want to find ways to make sense of it. meaning and blame. in particular when we confront huge events with great con kwenkwen consequence like assassination.
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we can't chance confusion or accident. there must have been a cause for the out come. a larger grander conspiracy. the second strand is particular to america. america has had a history of conspiracy theories. called the paranoid style in american politics. it's easy to understand how it developed with immigrants coming from everywhere. living on sparsely populated lan. far from centers of power. with a strong antistatist tradition. and when people felt threatened or in danger at the height of the cold carry the theories goat more alarmist. that's why the pandemic has given rise to a new wave of conspiracy theories explains how something to devastating must have had behind it an evil genius. for people who believe that they are at the center of the world,
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narcissist. conspiracy theories are especially compelling. you are so important, the world is a already against you. if something goes wrong it was not your fault, rather dark and deep forces that plot against you. trump decided they are against him daily. bureaucrats. reporters. minority activists. if he lose the election he already set in motion conspiracy theories that will claim it was because of voter traud. mail in ball lat irregularity. or work of the chinese communist party. hi is taking an ax to american democracy and wrecking ball to the constitution. america's election of 1800 was a historic moment for the world. after a contest of the ballot box, political power changed hands from one party to the
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another. peacefully. that is america's legacy to the world. endured for 2020 years. now by creating doubt about the 2020 election, by setting up possible obstacles to the peaceful transfer of power. trump is doing something more insidious and dangerous than anything he has done as president so far. thank you for watching. when you shop for your home at wayfair, you get way more than free shipping. you get thousands items you need to your door fast the way it works best for you. i'll take that! -wait, honey, no... you get a delivery experience you can always count on. you get your perfect find at a price to match on your schedule. yes! you get free two day shipping on the things that make your home feel like you.
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this is "cnn tonight" i'm don lemon. nearly 141,000 americans have died of the coronavirus. more than 3.8 million americans have been infected. and the president who has been in denial about this virus from day one finally, finally, puts out a photo of himself wearing a mask. tweeting many people say it's patriotic to wear a mask. a face mask. when you can't socially distance. going onto boast there is nobody more patriotic than me. your favorite president.


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