Lindsey Graham faces furious backlash for spreading ‘flat out crazy’ Iowa caucus conspiracies: ‘Truly disgusting’

Lindsey Graham faces furious backlash for spreading ‘flat out crazy’ Iowa caucus conspiracies: ‘Truly disgusting’
Lindsey Graham image via Screengrab.

In the wake of the embarrassing debacle that delayed the result of the Iowa caucuses, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) took to Twitter and suggested that something sinister was afoot.


“What are the odds that: most anticipated poll of the year (@DMRegister) is cancelled; voting system completely crashes. ….and it has nothing to do with a Bernie blowout and a Biden crash?” Graham tweeted.

Graham’s critics on Twitter wasted no time firing back, accusing him of spreading baseless conspiracy theories:

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