FAST FIVE: NYT 'Right Wing Conspiracy Theory' Comes True In Less Than 24 Hours
On Tuesday, the New York Times framed a story circulating on the right over a software company's connection with the Chinese Communist Party as a “right-wing conspiracy theory.” “At an invitation-only conference in August at a secret location southeast of Phoenix, a group of election deniers unspooled a new conspiracy theory about the 2020 presidential outcome,” was the Times' original lede (via the Daily Caller).
In it, the Times wrote that “right-wing” election deniers in Arizona had fabricated a conspiracy theory that election software company Konnech had secret ties to the CCP, and was passing them information on around two million US poll workers.
Trump lost his re-election bid, conspiracy theorists have subjected election officials and private companies that play a major role in elections to a barrage of outlandish voter fraud claims,” reads the article.
“But the attacks on Konnech demonstrate how far-right election deniers are also giving more attention to new and more secondary companies and groups.
Monday: New York Times publishes story knocking down crazy right-wing conspiracy theories about voting software company.