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There’s denial that it’s happening, there are crackpot theories about what’s going on.
ANDREW SULLIVAN DOESN’T CARE WHAT YOU THINKCHRIS JOHNSONSEPTEMBER 22, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Yet disrupting the proceedings or diverting their focus toward some crackpot right-wing media obsession carries its own risks, precisely because the matter is so momentous.
NANCY PELOSI HAS BACKED KEVIN MCCARTHY INTO A CORNERGREG SARGENTJULY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It can be easy to write off our conspiracy theorist friends and relatives as crackpots, but science shows things are far more nuanced than that.
WHY PEOPLE FALL FOR CONSPIRACY THEORIESKALEIGH ROGERSJUNE 15, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The society, founded in 1958, was fiercely anti-communist — and fond of crackpot theories.
LONG BEFORE QANON, RONALD REAGAN AND THE GOP PURGED JOHN BIRCH EXTREMISTS FROM THE PARTYERICK TRICKEYJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Projective telepathy had only been a crackpot's idea back then.
THE PENAL CLUSTERIVAR JORGENSEN (AKA RANDALL GARRETT)
Other machines began to integrate crackpot reports of things sighted in divers places.
THE INVADERSWILLIAM FITZGERALD JENKINS
Calmly they accepted their rise in the world as being due to one of their local townspeople, a crackpot professor.
AND THEN THE TOWN TOOK OFFRICHARD WILSON
She more or less considered him a crackpot, as far as I remember, you see.
WARREN COMMISSION (9 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. IX (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
Crackpot minorities object loudly at being portrayed in films they don't like.
REEL LIFE FILMSSAMUEL KIMBALL MERWIN
The Navy would not stretch regulations for a crackpot civilian.
CREATURES OF THE ABYSSMURRAY LEINSTER
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WORDS RELATED TO CRACKPOT

  • bedlamite
  • bigot
  • crackpot
  • crank
  • dement
  • eccentric
  • fanatic
  • fiend
  • freak
  • harebrain
  • loony
  • lunatic
  • maniac
  • non compos mentis
  • screwball
  • zealot
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