(Not So) Fun Fact: Kevin McCarthy Enemy of Democracy

Republican house leader, Kevin McCarthy was a prominent ally of Donald Trump. Not only did he side with Trump on false allegations of 2020 election fraud, but actually participated in trying to overturn the election in Trump’s favor.

Fun Fact: Kevin McCarthy’s Surprisingly Short Tenure

Republican house leader Kevin McCarthy is very likely to become the next Speaker of the House in 2023. Leadership in the House or the Senate usually takes many years to rise up the ranks. But Kevin McCarthy has only been in the House of Representatives since 2007.

(Not So) Fun Fact: Alex Jones’ First Political Stunt

Disgraced conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has done many extreme and insane stunts over the years. His first notable one was in 1998 at a George W. Bush rally in Texas where he interrupted the future president and demanded that he abolish the Federal Reserve.

(Not So) Fun Fact: Kidnapping Plot of Gretchen Whitmer

In 2020, far right terrorists planned to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer allegedly over her COVID-19 lockdowns. Luckily they never got to her as the FBI arrested the men, two of them recently convicted of their crimes