‘Not the Onion’: White House source floats bizarre theory about Trump, Clinton and impeachment

Conspiracy theories consistently permeate throughout the pro-Trump universe, and many of them have come from members of President Trump's inner circle. According to senior White House reporter and CNN analyst Brian Karem, a White House insider is floating one of the most bizarre ones yet.

In a tweet this Wednesday, Karem made sure to point out that he wasn't citing the satirical website The Onion.

"Not from the Onion but from a WH source - 'Hillary Clinton purposely lost the election with the aid of Russian hacking so the Democrats could then impeach Trump,'" he tweeted.

In the replies, most people saw it as just another example of the absurd becoming normal in the era of Trump: