Conspiracy Theories

No Vast Vatican Conspiracies for Trump

Rome's got nothing on Mexico City, apparently.

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You know what leaped out at me in Donald Trump's weird screed about the pope today? These eight words:

Curse you, Donald! I will not be demoted!

"They are using the Pope as a pawn"

Back in the day, people like Trump thought the man in Rome was the grand chessmaster, not a mere pawn of a Mexican cabal. Along with all the other ways he's shaking up politics, Trump is now turning the old nativist conspiracy stories on their head.