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Eric Trump just tweeted a bizarre conspiracy theory about Ellen DeGeneres

Josh Jackman January 3, 2018
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President Donald Trump is famous for making outrageous statements about LGBT people.

And now, it seems, his son is following in his bigoted footsteps.

Eric Trump, 33, has chosen to combine this hatred with an alt-right conspiracy theory that there is an invisible “deep state” controlling the government’s movements.

BEDMINSTER, NJ - JULY 14:  Eric Trump watches during the U.S. Women's Open round two on July 14, 2017 at Trump National Golf Course in Bedminster, New Jersey.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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Despite obviously being the creation of ridiculous far-right fantasists like Alex Jones, the theory has taken hold in alt-right circles and permeated the White House.

President Trump attacked what he called the “Deep State Justice Dept” just yesterday, despite having appointed its Attorney General, Jeff Sessions.

And now Eric has done the same – with a twist.

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 15: Eric Trump, son of President Donald Trump, walks outside of Trump Tower on August 15, 2017 in New York City. Security throughout the area is high as President Trump arrived at his residence in the tower last night, his first visit back to his apartment since his inauguration. Numerous protests and extensive road closures are planned for the area.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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The younger Trump son has accused Twitter of trying to inflict the deep state on him through its recommendations.

These included President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton – who lost the presidential election despite beating his father by three million votes – and Ellen DeGeneres.

“Shocking… once again, here are the @Twitter “suggestions” of who I should follow. #DeepState,” wrote Eric.

That’s right, apparently Ellen is part of the deep state.

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 14:  In this handout photo provided by One Voice: Somos Live!, Ellen DeGeneres and singer Jennifer Lopez speak onstage during "One Voice: Somos Live! A Concert For Disaster Relief" at the Universal Studios Lot on October 14, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/One Voice: Somos Live!/Getty Images)
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She’s controlling the government, according to Eric.

Never mind that she – like Clinton and Obama – holds no political office.

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 14:  In this handout photo provided by One Voice: Somos Live!, Ellen DeGeneres participates in the phone bank during "One Voice: Somos Live! A Concert For Disaster Relief" at the Universal Studios Lot on October 14, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Evans Vestal Ward /NBCUniversal/One Voice: Somos Live!/Getty Images)
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Eric’s seemingly convinced that the talk show host is pulling the authorities’ strings like a puppeteer.

The Trump administration has taken a huge number of steps to attack LGBT equality.

Eric Trump, son of US President Donald Trump, waves to wellwishers during the 72nd US Women's Open Golf Championship at Trump National Golf Course in Bedminster, New Jersey, July 15, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
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But don’t you worry – Eric says Ellen’s got this all under control.

She certainly holds sway over who appears on her show, telling former Fox News pundit Megyn Kelly last year that she would never invite President Trump on the chat show.

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Prominent conspiracy theorist Alex Jones said last week that Star Wars’ creators had made General Hux look like Eric, leading us to associate the President with the evil First Order.

Though this came from the same man who warned about “brain-eating” lesbians, the association seems apt.

Related topics: deep state, Donald Trump, Ellen, Ellen DeGeneres, entertainment, eric trump, Hillary Clinton, Politics, president barack obama, president donald trump, Television, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Trump, Twitter, US, US

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