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Carano, who later announced she had joined the conservative app Parler, went on to mock the coronavirus vaccine and the legitimacy of mail-in voting in December.
GINA CARANO IS OFF ‘THE MANDALORIAN’ OVER ‘ABHORRENT AND UNACCEPTABLE’ SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS, LUCASFILM SAYSTIMOTHY BELLAFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
America is nearing a crisis of democratic legitimacy because one side is trying to erect one-party minority rule.
IN AMERICA’S ‘UNCIVIL WAR,’ REPUBLICANS ARE THE AGGRESSORSPERRY BACON JR. (PERRY.BACON@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)FEBRUARY 8, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Aldean didn’t openly support or condemn his wife’s post, but he did share another meme questioning the legitimacy of the 2020 presidential election results.
HOW THE WIVES OF COUNTRY MUSIC STARS CREATED THEIR OWN POWERFUL — SOMETIMES CONTROVERSIAL — INSTAGRAM EMPIRESEMILY YAHRFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They can’t solve everything, but they at least have the legitimacy to align some portion of voter beliefs with the reality of a free and fair election.
OUR RADICALIZED REPUBLICMAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JANUARY 25, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Misinformation about things like the legitimacy of the recent presidential election, for example, content that might have been regarded as merely objectionable two weeks ago now looks dangerous.
CREATOR PLATFORMS EMERGE AS A FRONT IN MISINFORMATION BATTLESMAX WILLENSJANUARY 19, 2021DIGIDAY
There was particular concern voiced Monday when Bartiromo’s name became public as a potential replacement, considering the criticism she has faced for comments she made questioning the legitimacy of the presidential election.
AT FOX NEWS, A POST-ELECTION SHAKE-UP BRINGS MORE OPINION AT THE EXPENSE OF NEWSJEREMY BARRJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She wrote in the royal “we” to lend the site more legitimacy.
THE INTERNET’S MOST INCREDIBLE COLLECTION OF FOOD HISTORY HAS BEEN SAVEDDAYNA EVANSJANUARY 12, 2021EATER
We need people in a democracy to have trust in the legitimacy of law enforcement, and not imagine that help will be contingent on our political beliefs.
WHY DID POLICE FAIL TO PROTECT THE CAPITOL?DAVID MORRISJANUARY 8, 2021FORTUNE
When Democrats, principled Republicans and journalists point out the facts about the election’s legitimacy, it ricochets off the bubble this movement has constructed around itself.
A CONGRESSMAN’S OUTBURST ON THE HOUSE FLOOR PUTS THE SEDITION CAUCUS TO SHAMEGREG SARGENTJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Hayes’s openness, combined with Anderson’s unimpressive testimony, undermined the legitimacy of Democrats seeking to reverse the election results.
TED CRUZ’S PROPOSED ELECTION COMMISSION CAN ONLY HURT THE COUNTRYSTUART MACKAYJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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