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Conspiracy Theorists Are Now Convinced Biden's 'Changing' Earlobes Prove He Has A Clone

Conspiracy Theorists Are Now Convinced Biden's 'Changing' Earlobes Prove He Has A Clone
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The only limit to conspiracy theorists' ideas is the power of their imagination.

The newest bizarre twist among far-right conservatives is the belief that Joe Biden has been replaced by a clone or body double.

The evidence for this wild theory?

Biden's earlobes.


For these conspiracy theorists, Joe Biden's earlobes becoming less dangly proves there is a Biden clone who has stolen the President-elect's life.

Of course, anyone willing to slow down and think logically for a moment could think of a few better explanations for Joe Biden's earlobes.

Fact-checking website Snopes confirmed Joe Biden's earlobes have, indeed, become less dangly in the last couple of years. Instead of jumping to the "clone" explanation, however, they concluded Biden likely received a facelift.

Of course, logic and facts never stopped fringe conservatives on Twitter from continuing to spread false and unfounded conspiracy theories.

Do such wild conspiracy theories deserve a place in social media?

While some find them entertaining to mock, people have been threatened, injured and even killed because of the baseless lies being pushed.

It's time many of these conspiracy theorists were taught the finer points of an important philosophical and scientific concept—Occam's Razor.

If there exist two explanations for an occurrence, the one that requires the smallest number of assumptions is usually correct. In other words, the more assumptions you have to make to prove your point, the more unlikely your explanation is accurate.