Rupert Murdoch Embraces a Vapid New Conspiracy: A ‘Wave of Censorship’ Against Conservatives

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In the days and weeks that followed the 2020 election, President Donald Trump and his political and media allies promoted a dangerous conspiracy that the election was stolen. It wasn’t, but there were enough true believers, devotees to the Word of Trump that a deadly insurrection was waged on the Capitol in an effort to fight back against the perceived injustice of a stolen election.

This has been described as a “big lie,” a reference to the fascist tactic of fabricating a false claim from whole cloth, knowing that, if repeated enough, it would be believed. Trump now faces his second impeachment trial over that riot, and conservative media is lunging for a
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