Being Credible (#257)

2020 has been an interesting year for credibility.

A few weeks ago, attorney Sidney Powell told the American media she was preparing a bombshell lawsuit that would prove massive, complexely-orchestrated fraud in the recent United States presidential election.

Powell’s public allegations amounted to a compilation of many different conspiracy theories; Powell suggested a coordinated effort between multiple countries and American politicians from both parties. She even named Hugo Chavez, the former president of Venezuela who died in 2013, as a mastermind of the plot.

Powell has also publicly promoted QAnon, a growing conspiracy theory group whose followers allege that a cabal of Satan-worshipping pedophiles is running a global child sex-trafficking ring, a narrative eerily similar to one used by the Nazi party.