Conservative Ben Shapiro describes himself as a “sometimes Trump” Republican.
The young Conservative tries to distance himself from Trump’s most outrageous actions while also supporting him for “policy” reasons and Supreme Court picks.
On Friday night he went on Bill Maher’s HBO show Real Time and claimed that he doesn’t think Trump colluded with Russia.
“Do you actually Think Trump colluded with Vladimir Putin?” he asked Maher.
“Yes,” said an exasperated Maher. “Yes. You don’t? How can you not”
“I watched that campaign,” Shapiro said. “I don’t think Trump could collude with his own left foot… I’m not going to attribute to Trump something he didn’t do, when he’s too ignorant to have done it.”
“He’s not too ignorant to be a criminal, Ben, he’s been a criminal his whole life,” Maher said. “He’s a scam artist, he’s a con artist.”
Woman allegedly involved in Central Park scandal placed on leave from job: ‘We do not condone racism’
Video circulated on social media on Memorial Day of a woman in Central Park claiming she was calling 911 to falsely claim an "African-American man" was threatening her life.
It reportedly started after he filmed her walking her dog without a leash.
Internet sleuths worked to identify the woman. During the day on Monday, rumors of her identity spread online.
Scientists fight online coronavirus misinformation war
With cat photos and sometimes scathing irony, Mathieu Rebeaud, a Swiss-based researcher in biochemistry, has nearly tripled his Twitter following since the coronavirus pandemic began.
With 14,000 followers, he posts almost daily, giving explanations on the latest scientific research and, in particular, aims to fight misinformation that spreads as fast as the virus itself.
He is among a growing number of doctors, academics and institutions who in recent weeks have adapted and amplified their scientific messaging in hopes of countering what has been termed an infodemic -- a deluge of information, including widespread false claims, which experts say can pose a serious threat to public health.
Ted Cruz doesn’t want people shamed with body bags for going to beach: ‘Please stop the hate’
In early May, Florida attorney Daniel Uhlfelder made news by dressing up as the Grim Reaper in an attempt to scare people from crowding beaches during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Days later, he escalated by laying out body bags on the steps of the Florida capitol building in Tallahassee.
He escalated further on Saturday by announcing he would be handing out body bags to Florida beachgoers and started a fundraiser with the funds going to two progressive Political Action Committees.
The effort caught the eye of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX).