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After some voting machines in Arizona malfunctioned, extremists and mainstream GOP figures like Kari Lake began spreading false election conspiracies.
“There is a very serious spiritual battle we have and we don't have any problem with saying we are fighting things we can't see.”
“Don’t give the enemy an early number they need to get to, overwhelm the system on election day only,” one user posted on Telegram.
VICE News has uncovered multiple reports of voter intimidation across Texas in the lead-up to the midterm elections.
“Better tell your gramma to drop off her own vote cause no games are being played this time.”
Trump’s own social media platform, Truth Social, is filled with conspiracy theories about the attack on the House Speaker’s husband.
“There’s a ton of money involved in freshly harvested organs. There’s so much evidence out there.”
The very first hours of Musk’s stewardship of Twitter have been dominated by users relishing their ability to use profane slurs and racial epithets.
“We will be locating your homes, your social media profiles and pictures, and posting them online as well.”
“Adidas does not tolerate antisemitism and any other sort of hate speech,” the company said in a statement Tuesday.
On Friday night, two armed and masked men wearing tactical gear were staked out near a drop box in Maricopa County.
“There's a group of people hanging out near the ballot dropbox filming and photographing my wife and I.”