Another Virus Is Spreading

Laura Loomer and Marjorie Taylor Greene (Loomer: Campaign ad via Vimeo; Greene: Campaign ad via YouTube)
Laura Loomer and Marjorie Taylor Greene notch victories for conspiracism and religious bigotry.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE L aura Loomer, a conspiracy theorist who has promoted religious bigotry, won a House primary election in Florida on Tuesday with 42.5 percent of the vote. Loomer has “zero chance” of winning in November in an overwhelmingly Democratic district that includes West Palm Beach, but her primary victory is still a troubling sign that the virus of conspiracism is spreading in the body politic, and few Republicans in positions of power show signs that they’re interested in doing much to stop it.

Earlier this August, Marjorie Taylor Greene, who has promoted a variety of conspiracy theories, won a House primary runoff in

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