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READ: John Rogers Dismantles Theory About Alabama Voter Fraud

READ: John Rogers Dismantles Theory About Alabama Voter Fraud

On Tuesday, Democrat Doug Jones won a special election in Alabama to take over the Senate seat vacated by Republican Jeff Sessions. The campaign was hotly contested, even with multiple allegations against his Republican challenger, Roy Moore, of sexual misconduct and assault against minors.

Jones' victory marked the first time in 25 years that an Alabama Democrat has won a seat in the Senate, and it was mainly due to an overwhelming turnout from Alabama's black citizens.

But, of course, the far right loves a good conspiracy theory. And after Jones' win, there were plenty to go around.

Unable to wrap his mind around the prospect of historically-disenfranchised black voters being able to sway an election, conservative radio talkshow host Bill Mitchell tweeted out a popular theory that black voters had been brought from out-of-state, saying: "I am hearing rumors that black voters from MS were encouraged to cross over into AL and vote. Anyone else hearing this? Anything to it? That might explain the 30% turnout higher than population percentage. Just reporting the rumor."

Right. Just reporting a rumor. Not disseminating baseless theories without any evidence whatsoever. Got it.

Twitter went into full mocking mode:

That's when TV writer John Rogers entered the fray. To totally annihilate the theory in an epic rant.

And he didn't hold back:

Here's where the theory really starts to fall apart:

This would definitely require some next-level planning:

There's a much easier conspiracy, if you're really looking for one:

And why does Rogers feel he has the authority to destroy the far-fetched theory with such precision?

Well, the fact they he's an accomplished writer in the heist and con genre certainly helps:

Rogers is the co-creator of the TNT drama Leverage, as well as a writer for The Librarians, so he clearly knows his way around a secret conspiratorial plot.

Twitter showed their admiration for Rogers' expert takedown:

Although it did make people (mock) wonder...

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H/T: Huffington Post, Twitter