UGH: 70% of Republicans think Biden didn't win the election.

Per new CNN poll, reporting by @donie.
But also, % of Americans identifying as Republican is lowest since 2012.

-40% Republican/leaning
-49% Democratic/leaning

Source: Gallup… Image
" sown, doubt in the democratic process is difficult to dispel."

Ppl that believed Bush stole 2004 election... remained true believers.

Preview of what's to come?

Recommended read by @JoannaWeiss.… And many of them still beli...
BIG PICTURE: record lows in Republican party identification mean election losses unless...

...they harness stolen election / fraud narratives to push through voter suppression laws.

Which is what they are doing.
361 voter suppression bills already this year.

This is a broad-daylight assault on our democratic process.

Following @BrennanCenter is a good way to start getting informed.

Is your state in the crosshairs? Find out here:… Image

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More from @jsrailton

30 Apr
Amazon has a poisonous quackery problem.

Time to call it out. 🧵

#1 "Apricot kernel powder" is anti-cancer quackery.

It is converted by your body into... CYANIDE. Make a smoothie & get poisoned.

Lots of it Amazon. Even an "Amazon's Choice"
#2: Drinking paint thinner.

Turpentine is poison. Can cause brain & kidney damage, coma, death.

It is a also quack cancer etc. cure. Yet plenty of it is clearly being sold in "food grade" form, recommended & drunk.

Again, there's even an "Amazon's choice"
#3 Drinking Bleach.

Lots of "water purification" products that match the ingredients of the quack "miracle Mineral solution" aka bleach.

From questions & reviews it's clear that people are drinking the stuff.

Drinking bleach is as toxic as it sounds.
Read 7 tweets
23 Apr
I'm worried.

Traffic is apparently *down* all over media-land.

If Trump gets re-platformed... I doubt editors will resist stories amplifying his disinformation.

It's not like we spent the past few months *actually* fixing our collective disinformation immune system.
Trump isn't just a guy, he's an entire disinformation ecosystem.

ONCE/IF Trump is back I think he'll chase public & bruising "censorship" showdowns w/whomever platforms him.

Then leverage defenders & ecosystem to bully platforms into permitting increasingly problematic stuff.
Plenty pro-Trump stuff also slid to *other* platforms, like Gab, Rumble, Parler, Bitchute...

Big platforms lost some traffic. Only they know whether it was enough to hurt.

I wish I were optimistic enough to believe this won't influence their thinking about re-platforming.
Read 6 tweets
21 Apr
INFURIATING: anti-maskers accosting kids outside their elementary school.

Vid: @SamBraslow
AWFUL. "I'm positive you hate that mask..and it smells bad"

Woman to an elementary school kid.

The actual *potentially deadly* strangers we should warn kids about...
Read 7 tweets
20 Apr
NOW: Derek Chauvin found guilty, all 3 counts.
GUILTY: 2nd degree murder
GUILTY: 3rd degree murder
GUILTY: manslaughter

The video& pathology evidence was clear.. so was Chauvin's callous indifference to George Floyd's distress.. even as bystanders pointed it out.…
Convicted Murderer Derek Chauvin's bail has been revoked, and he has been remanded into custody.
Read 4 tweets
15 Apr
🚨NEW: former Navy SEAL Shannon Rusch... brought his SON Trevor to the #Capitol siege.

There is VIDEO. Trevor breached the Capitol carrying a police baton.

Investigative collaboration between us, @1600PennPooch & reporter @KELLYWEILL. THREAD 1/

2/ Yesterday our investigative collaboration revealed that Shannon Rusch, a former SEAL and motivational speaker joined in the #ProudBoys surge to the capitol.

3/ Former SEAL Rusch uses social media a lot.

Including repeatedly posting pictures of himself and his son Trevor, and tagging him, in DC on January 5th...
Read 12 tweets
14 Apr
NOW: serious maritime emergency in Louisiana. The #seacorpower, a large lift vessel flipped in a freak storm.

18 reportedly aboard. Latest: 6 rescued.

Searches continue in punishingly strong wind & seas.

Source & Pics: USCG, Seacor.…
Storm came on quick with *ferocious* winds & fast building waves. Crew of self-elevating #SEACORPOWER would have had little time to prepare.

We can see a raised leg, meaning a lot of windage (stuff for wind to push on)

Pics: USCG, MarineTraffic…
In pitch darkness, driving rain & heavy seas, #goodsamaritan vessels like the STIM STAR IV look to be running search patterns near the #SEACORPOWER site.

They compliment the response by @USCGHeartland assets.

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