Source: The Washington Post
Trump has left office, but the baseless election fraud theories that he fomented still hold sway nationwide, weeks after rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol over his false claims to victory. The situation in Stark County is a testament to how viral claims repeatedly debunked by courts and authorities have persisted, hanging over local decision-making and saddling officials with the daunting task of somehow rebuilding public trust. The fallout could have implications for Dominion’s multibillion-dollar lawsuits against Trump allies, as the company seeks to hold them accountable and show that their accusations have damaged its business.
People will believe anything, even after manual recounts show the machines are accurate.