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We Are Not a 'Cabal,' Just Critics of Trump

NEVER BEFORE HAVE A FEW GUYS WITH PODCASTS, ACADEMIC POSTINGS AND TWITTER ACCOUNTS CONSTITUTED SUCH A POWERFUL EVIL EMPIRE.

During the preparation for his second 2012 debate with Mitt Romney, I had to walk President Barack Obama through the conspiracy theories about the Benghazi attacks so he’d be ready for them: that he issued a “stand-down” order, for instance, to deny military assistance, or that we’d watched the attacks unfold in the White House via a drone feed. He didn’t believe me at first — unlike the current occupant of the Oval Office, he rarely watched

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