by: Augusta Dell’Omo
Augusta Dell’Omo is a Ph.D. candidate in history at the University of Texas at Austin. She specializes in U.S. foreign policy and race in international relations from the late Cold War to the present. Augusta's research analyzes the construction of a transnational network of white supremacist political, religious, and terroristic organizations seeking to stabilize white rule in Southern Africa. Focusing on political extremism, religion, African politics, and public history, Augusta is a graduate fellow at the Clements Center for National Security.
You can draw a direct line from Jerry Falwell to Trump's birther lie to Giuliani's hunt for dirt on the Bidens. Conspiracy theories are the right's M.O.