The Facts of Life v Fake News: “How a Putin Fan Overseas Pushed Pro-Trump Propaganda to Americans”

Just when I thought my stomach was settling down so that anger and purpose could take over, comes this stunning story from the New York Times. It’s as thoroughly nauseating as you can get.

And my most troubling question remains: why were so many people so dumb and/or nuts they believed this crap and voted accordingly? And, second multi-part question: how do we get actual facts to penetrate these brains? Is it even possible? And if it isn’t, then what?

With the explicit aim of getting Donald J. Trump elected, a website run by a far-right activist pumped out anti-Hillary Clinton hoaxes and drew tens of thousands of views.

Source: How a Putin Fan Overseas Pushed Pro-Trump Propaganda to Americans – The New York Times


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