Rise of the Grifter: A Tim Pool Biography

An image showing Tim Pool on the right side. An American flag is behind him as money flies around him.

Note: Following the publication of this excellent Daily Beast article about Tim by Robert Silverman the below biography is no longer the most comprehensive coverage of Tim Pool. I encourage you to read Robert’s piece rather than mine. Introduction Tim Pool is a rightwing grifter who receives over 100 million monthly views making him the … Read more

An Introduction to Grifting

A Growing Problem With Political Discourse What is a grifter?  They’re someone who sells you something they know doesn’t work.  Or, at least, they don’t care whether it works or not.  It’s the intentional lack of carefulness about the truth that determines whether someone is a grifter.  The end goal for these people is that … Read more