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originally posted by: Pablito
a reply to: reldra
Yeah sure. Now electing someone to change things is living in an alternate reality... These acephalous people can´t get it... Just go to China and ask them for asylum. Much better reality there.
So the butt hurt is not about using dirty politics its that the Right played it better and won?
Here is a another shocker for you as well, Bill clinton meeting on the Tarmac in secret with the Attorney general was probably not to talk about grandkids or golf , while Hillary was under criminal investigation by the FBI.
Do you go to your safe place now and only think that the Right does it on purpose, while the left only makes mistakes?
originally posted by: bigfatfurrytexan
a reply to: introvert
There's plenty of fake news circulating. For example, from the list of complaints that Maddow made, it seems that Trumps supporters tend to think he won the popular vote. The reason for this is 2 fold:
- there was a VERY popular fake news story circulating on FB in the days right after the election being shared faster than I could block the content.
- 99.44% of all people approach reading the news with a enormous amount of confirmation bias
If that isn't convincing enough, i've got 2 words for you: Sorcha Faal
agree that both sides plays dirty politics
I still don't see any examples of fake news. I see examples of being factually wrong and examples of theatrics, but not completely made up news stories.
Much fake news during the 2016 U.S. election was traced to adolescents in Macedonia. BuzzFeed News and The Guardian separately investigated and found teenagers in the town of Veles, Macedonia created over 100 sites spreading fraud supportive of Donald Trump. The teenagers experimented with a left slant about Bernie Sanders; and found fictions about Trump more popular. Prior to the 2016 election the teenagers gained revenues from fake medical advice sites. One youth named Alex was interviewed by The Guardian in August 2016 and stated regardless of who won the election, fraud would remain profitable. Alex explained he wrote articles by plagiarism through copy and pasting from other websites. False stories netted them thousands of dollars daily and earned them on average a few thousand per month.
Well if you agree that both sides play dirty politics why is your problem primarily with only the Right playing dirty politics, with their right leaning media?
So you are continuing to chose your safe place and label misinformation from the left as theatrics and being factually wrong , but when the right does it they are evil. Got it, lol
Isn't convenient when the Left makes a factual mistake, it typically goes against the Right ;-).
A completely made up story by CNN was Hillary seeing the debate questions for the first time during the debate. Those lies which you like to call factually wrong on those videos, is called playing dirty politics.
Well....the fact that anyone supporting Trump is automatically a racist and is embracing the hate is a direct result of propaganda.
Was it fake? Nope. It was misconstrued/mischaracterized.
They found a more willing audience with the right. Why? I don't know. There are likely many reasons for it.