Letter From America

Marion McKeone: Heard the one about Taylor Swift, her lizard boyfriend and the rigged Super Bowl?

Even by MAGA standards, the conspiracies surrounding this weekend’s game are out there

Travis Kelce and Taylor Swift have been dating since September. Picture: Getty

On Sunday at 6.30pm Pacific time, the 58th Super Bowl will get underway in Las Vegas, with the Kansas Chiefs facing off against the San Francisco 49ers. Upwards of 200 million people are expected to tune in, and more than $23 billion will be gambled on the outcome.

All the usual staples are in place, including a platoon of celebrity A-listers and $2.5 million a pop VIP boxes. There will be the usual roll out ...