Fake News Gets Real

“The nucleus of Stein’s rage was, of course, Barack Obama. ‘We are literally being run by a terrorist organization at the highest level, being the Oval Office,’ Stein told people in the militia he joined during the president’s second term. ‘He is their leader. Their organization is called the Muslim Brotherhood, and of course it filters down through every other department and branch of the federal government.'” NY Mag: The Plot to Bomb Garden City, Kansas.

+ “There is no such thing as Rohingya. It is fake news” … “We are living in a fake-news era” … “Lots of false versions, lots of lies … this is what we call ‘fake news’ today.” The NYT on the real danger behind all the lies and misinformation coming out of the White House: Fake News, Trump’s Obsession, Is Now a Cudgel for Strongmen.

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