“After the tragedy in Parkland — just as after the tragedies in Las Vegas, Orlando and Newtown, Conn. — amateur sleuths on Reddit, Twitter and WordPress questioned the stories of those who publicly grieved. They called the victims ‘fakers,’ political operatives, employees of a ‘deep state’ bent on disarming Americans.” For these attack dogs, Emma Gonzalez became an Internet obsession after the Parkland shootings. You already know that. But in this case, we’re not talking about that Emma Gonzalez. As it turns out the consumers of the internet’s most heinous conspiracy theories aren’t all that big on making distinctions. WaPo: People think she’s a Parkland ‘crisis actor.’ It’s terrifying.

+ Slate: Clarence Thomas’ wife is spreading a conspiracy about a Soros-backed coup.