Weaving a tangled web

Last week saw the long-awaited publishing of a report from Special Counsel John Durham. The document concludes a three year investigation into “matters related to intelligence activities and investigations arising out of the 2016 presidential campaigns” of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. The report focused on the FBI bias in its treatment of the two candidate’s races. … Read More Weaving a tangled web

State of fear

The pandemic really was a weird time. Do you remember “Scary Poppins,” the all-singing, all-dancing head of the proposed disinformation department? Her mission was to stop people saying wrong things about covid-19 and replace that with government-approved messaging. Well, after a whole lot of backlash, the plan was shelved. (Sort of..) But the fact that the… Read More State of fear


The “Twitter files” continued to drop as we here at Mad Mondays were resting up over Christmas. For those who missed it, these documents are mostly internal correspondence between Twitter execs and employees before the company was bought by Elon Musk. Musk has been releasing the documents to independent journalists who have been publishing summaries of the content. … Read More Anti-people

The plot thickens

Mad Monday readers may remember the foiled plot to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer last summer. BuzzFeed has released a long story, covering the strange series of events leading up to the arrest of several men blamed with hatching the plot. Of the 14 men arrested, at least five were FBI informants. Matthew Braun, writing at The Federalist, says it is peculiar that… Read More The plot thickens