Social media explodes with reactions to Mike Lindell’s off-the-rails CNN interview

Social media explodes with reactions to Mike Lindell’s off-the-rails CNN interview

Nine months have passed since now-President Joe Biden decisively defeated former President Donald Trump in the 2020 election, and Trumpistas continue to make the false, totally debunked claim that the election was stolen from Trump — including far-right MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell. During an interview with CNN's Drew Griffin aired on Thursday, August 5, Lindell peddled nonsense conspiracy theories and claimed to have "100%" proof that the government in the People's Republic of China hacked the 2020 election and switched votes from Trump to Biden. But Griffin fact-checked Lindell, explaining why technologically, his bogus claims weren't even possible.

Griffin told Lindell, "I don't think you really understand how votes are cast, collected and tabulated in the country." But Lindell, who is being sued for defamation by Dominion Voting Systems because of his false claims, only doubled down on his nonsense during the interview no matter how much Griffin refuted what he had to say.

That CNN interview has inspired a lot of reactions. Mediaite noted how thoroughly Griffin debunked Lindell's claims:

Here are some of the other reactions that have appeared on Twitter:












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