Conspiracy Theories Spread Rapidly Because Of Trump, Social Media, Experts Say

March 2, 2021 ☼ trumpsocial-medialies

Source: NPR - Link

Garland is not alone. An NPR/Ipsos poll in December found that a significant number of Americans believe disinformation about the coronavirus and about settled historical facts. The findings underscore the enduring nature of unfounded conspiracies at a time when experts say disinformation is being spread on an unprecedented scale.

The very foundations of good government depend on trust. We are eroding this every day. Democracy is fragile. This may lead to anarchy or authoritarianism.