Month: August 2021

“Mike Lindell’s ridiculous ‘cyber symposium’ melts down as it becomes clear the con man was conned”

Hilarious idiocy. Also tragic idiocy--because idiots like the PillowGuy spread the Big Lie. Thanks to The Daily Kos and Mark Sumner for this: Uneasy lies the head that sleeps on a bag of shredded industrial foam. For three days this week, mustache-tender and conspiracy-monger Mike Lindell has conducted his promised "cyber symposium." This supposedly Earth-shaking...

WHAT IDIOTS: PEOPLE WHO THINK VAMPIRE MOVIE PROVES THAT VACCINES ARE SCARY

In the movie "I Am Legend," loosely based on Richard Matheson's 1954 novel, a re-engineered measles virus turns people into zombies. Apparently posts claiming that vaccines turned "I Am Legend" characters into zombies have circulated widely , according to Reuters, which reported that people that the coronavirus vaccine prompted the posts. Anti-vaccination misinformation-mavens apparently believe--or...