Long Weekend

Donald Trump applauds after speaking at the Turning Point Action USA conference in West Palm Beach, Florida, on July 15, 2023. (Photo by Giorgio Viera/AFP/Getty Images)

Conspiratorial thinking travels many paths but always arrives at the same destination. Last week Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s long journey into madness reached its inevitable conclusion.

There’s something poignant about watching a man finally achieve his full potential. 

The news of RFK’s pensées about whether Ashkenazi Jews might have been “deliberately” spared the worst effects of COVID broke shortly before 8 a.m. ET on Saturday morning. In hindsight it was an omen that Dispatch writers and readers should unplug the ol’ laptop for the weekend and “embrace mindfulness” instead.

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