The ultimate Republican long con

Joshua Hart and Molly Graether (Union): Something’s Going on Here: Psychological Predictors of Belief in Conspiracy Theories. Conspiracy theories are for losers — QAnon is no exception (and more). What goes on outside Trump rallies is an American nightmare. Alexander Nazaryan on Dinesh D’Souza’s tireless quest to “own the libs”. Encouraging towns to pass unconstitutional, racist legislation and making lots of money precisely because of the illegality — that is the ultimate Republican long con. Trump’s nativism is transforming the physical landscape: From the wilderness of the west to the mountaintops of Appalachia, the president’s nationalism is remaking America. The case against Ryan Zinke: With EPA chief Scott Pruitt gone, liberals are setting their sights on another Trump cabinet member whose scandals are mounting.