She asks for comments on her ‘story’ at the bottom so maybe she can be politely asked why she won’t live debate with me and why she uses the name ‘Marianna Clare’ to approach those she is paid to demonise.
You’re dreading the moment.
As your uncle passes the roast potatoes, he casually mentions that a coronavirus vaccine will be used to inject microchips into our bodies to track us.
Or maybe it’s that point when a friend, after a couple of pints, starts talking about how Covid-19 “doesn’t exist”. Or when pudding is ruined as a long-lost cousin starts spinning lurid tales about QAnon and elite Satanists eating babies.
The recent rules changes have upended holiday plans for many of us, but you still may find yourself grappling with such situations over the next few days – talking not about legitimate political questions and debates, but outlandish plots and fictions.
So how do you talk to people about conspiracy theories without ruining Christmas?
Read More: Ha, ha – you mean ANYONE is still paying for the BBC? The child that is the BBC’s ‘disinformation reporter’ tells you how to deal with anyone in your circle that believes in ‘conspiracy theories’ (there are no conspiracies anywhere in the bewildered mind of Marianna Spring – she wouldn’t have her job if there were). But hey, come on Ms Spring – let’s have a live debate on current events and you can put your money where your mouth is