Alex Thomas

Alex Thomas is a journalist based in Washington, D.C.

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Facebook shut down massive QAnon groups right before the 2020 election—did it swing the vote?

Imagine a whole political party being banned just weeks before a vote.

On Oct 28, 2021 by Alex Thomas

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We asked Republicans to explain Critical Race Theory—they couldn’t

Do they actually know what they are talking about?

On Jun 17, 2021 by Alex Thomas

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GOP comms director uses conspiratorial Clubhouse room to accuse Capitol police of killing Brian Sicknick

She's accused the police of killing one of its own.

On Mar 15, 2021 by Alex Thomas

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AOC says Republicans are ‘torn’ between denouncing and embracing QAnon

AOC says the Republican party is 'clearly very torn between embracing it and denouncing it.'

On Feb 4, 2021 by Alex Thomas

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Team Trump was in bed with online insurrectionists before he was even elected

Reddit's most heinous posters had a pipeline to Pennsylvania Avenue.

On Jan 15, 2021 by Alex Thomas

Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity - Mike Pence, Kris Kobach, Bill Gardner

Why isn’t Trump talking about the findings of his voter fraud panel?

You'd think they'd want to talk about it.

On Nov 13, 2020 by Alex Thomas

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We asked AOC for her thoughts on QAnon

AOC hits Trump for 'weaponizing' QAnon. She also called it 'very concerning.'

On Aug 24, 2020 by Alex Thomas

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What is the K-Hive, Kamala Harris’ online fanbase?

After taking down Tulsi Gabbard, it's time to tackle Trump.

On Aug 12, 2020 by Alex Thomas

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Instagram bans sex offenders. So why does Tekashi 6ix9ine have 23 million followers?

He has over 23 million followers on the platform.

On Jun 23, 2020 by Alex Thomas

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A guide to (almost) every nickname Trump has given

It might be the one consistent thing he's done.

On May 31, 2020 by Alex Thomas

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Is Space Force the government’s pettiest Twitter?

They love to hide the replies.

On May 7, 2020 by Alex Thomas

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Members of Congress are wearing masks now. It’s not going well

None of them know what they are doing.

On Apr 28, 2020 by Alex Thomas

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Antoine Tucker loves tattoos, conspiracy memes, and wants to unseat AOC

It’s a stunt—and it’s caught Trump Jr.’s attention.

On Apr 16, 2020 by Alex Thomas

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Instagram kills meme account with 14 million followers over coronavirus giveaway scam

Bestmemes, which boasted 14 million followers, is gone.

On Mar 30, 2020 by Alex Thomas

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Robert Hyde, newest player in Trump’s impeachment, has QAnon ties

Who is Robert Hyde?

On Jan 15, 2020 by Alex Thomas, Mike Rothschild