175,000 people are dead and the president of the United States is helping a sports radio host do PR for a 9/11 and Sandy Hook truther Image
the president's close relationship with a 9/11 truther should absolutely be part of the 9/11 anniversary stories that are being written at basically every outlet on the planet Image
Also while we're on the subject Image
if joe biden or kamala harris or pelosi were out there quote-tweeting a deranged conspiracy theorist it'd get a ton of press. trump amplifies a 9/11 truther and there's just nothing, it's all just baked in the cake for the press. ImageImageImage

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