The Surreal News 9-10 AM Friday 9-7-18
Written by Lew Lorini on Thursday, September 6, 2018
Can it get any more “surreal?” Whole books describing the White House as “crazytown” and an anonymous senior staffer publishing an op-ed in the New York Times essentially corroborating the lunacy while lauding the misbegotten policies that have resulted from the chaos. Whew. But there is more. Natalie Martinez, a researcher for Media Matters for America, who specializes in watching how right-wingers are using Facebook and other social media to spread disinformation about a variety of topics will join Steve and Lew this week to tell us how and why. Last week, she learned that Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis was an administrator on a Facebook webpage that promoted conspiracy theories and dog-whistled the white supremacist agenda. I guess that “monkey” remark wasn’t just a slip of the tongue after all. And apparently, the allegedly liberal-leaning tech giants, who have been accused of being biased by Trump and Alex Jones, are making tons of money providing platforms for hate speech and lies. I suppose with enemies like that, who needs friends?
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