Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Tuesday, November 07, 2017

THERE IS AMPLE talk, particularly of late, about the threats posed by social media to democracy and political discourse. Yet one of the primary ways that democracy is degraded by platforms such as Facebook and Twitter is, for obvious reasons, typically ignored in such discussions: the way they are used by American journalists to endorse factually false claims that quickly spread and become viral, entrenched into narratives, and thus, can never be adequately corrected.

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Viral Falsehood #1 The Clinton/DNC agreement cited by Brazile only applied to the general election, not the primary.

Viral Falsehood #2 Sanders signed the same agreement with the DNC that Clinton did.

Viral Falsehood #3 Brazile stupidly thought she could unilaterally remove Clinton as the nominee.

Viral Falsehood #4 Evidence has emerged proving that the content of WikiLeaks documents and emails was doctored.

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