Fake News for the Week Ending November 20, 2020

This is the 101st post on this blog, which means I probably should have celebrated the 100th post last week. (Oops!) Well, what's done is done, so let's continue on to the near-avalanche of fake news news happening this week. The majority of fake news continues to be spread by President Donald J. Trump and … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending November 20, 2020

Fake News for the Week Ending November 13, 2020

Now that Joe Biden is officially the president-elect, soon-to-be-future-ex-president Donald J. Trump and his allies are refusing to accept defeat and instead spreading lies and conspiracy theories about (non-existent) voting fraud in an attempt to delegitimize the election results. And so it goes... According to a POLITICO/Morning Consult poll, 7 in 10 Republicans believe the … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending November 13, 2020

Fake News for the Week Ending November 6, 2020

I would have hoped that with the end of the 2020 presidential election the amount of fake news and propaganda might have abated. Alas, that is not the case. President Trump and his supporters, sensing defeat (we're still counting ballots as I write this), have doubled down on their disinformation, conspiracy theories, and outright lies. … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending November 6, 2020