Thanks For the Evidence, You Seditious Dweebs

Yesterday, a nauseated and tired public witnessed a clear, on-the-ground, real-time feed of Trump supporters committing countless potential felonies and misdemeanors. They saw it not through security footage or journalists’ reports but mostly from the culprits themselves, who gleefully livestreamed and tweeted from the Capitol building as if it was a field trip. As the high wore off, tweets and videos vanished—some deleted by the platforms themselves, others likely pulled by slack-jawed Trumpers covering their own asses.

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Even the Person Who Sparked the Hunter Biden Conspiracy Theory is Fake

Disinformation researchers have reportedly found that a fabricated persona is behind a viral phony “intelligence” document that helped spark conspiracy theories about Hunter Biden. The author’s profile picture isn’t even of a real person, it’s AI-generated.

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How to Use ‘Affect’ Versus ‘Effect’

Illustration for article titled How to Use 'Affect' Versus 'Effect'

Every time I write either “affect” or “effect,” I have to pause for a second to double-check myself. Their meanings are related, their spellings are similar; even their pronunciation is nearly the same. But one of them causes something and the other is the result. And knowing the difference is a good thing.

“The action is affect, the end result is effect.”

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