AUSTIN, Texas ― When noisy conspiracy theorist Alex Jones went into his child-custody trial two weeks ago, his ex-wife’s attorneys promised to showcase his vitriolic talk-show comments for the jury as evidence of his lack of fitness as a father.
The spectacle of Jones ― a trusted source of news for President Donald Trump ― having to account for his history of fact-free, aggressive and often spiteful opinionating, attracted a flock of national reporters.
But as the jury began deliberations Thursday, the trial remained what it always was for the Jones family: a bruising custody battle stemming from an ugly divorce.
Travis County Judge Orlinda Naranjo said from the trial’s first day last week that she wouldn’t allow a focus on Jones’ politics or public statements. She refused to admit all Continue reading "Alex Jones Child-Custody Trial Ends With Only A Hint Of Conspiracy"