It shouldn’t require a strain on the imagination to accept that former president Donald Trump — a man who was impeached twice and left office with a 34 percent approval rating — lost the 2020 election fair and square. 

And yet, the belief that Joe Biden and his allies stole the election continues to persist, despite at least 64 failed lawsuits seeking to invalidate the election and a complete lack of evidence for the claim.

It’s disappointing but not necessarily surprising that about three in 10 Americans continue to believe this lie. But what else should we expect with many of our elected leaders — including West Virginia’s own chief elections officer — pouring fuel on the conspiracy flames?  

Read the full piece at West Virginia Watch.