New column—> Fakers Prefer to Play Victims Now, and the Press and Politicians Buying It Are Playing Into Trump’s Hands
.⁦⁩: “...an already-struggling media industry is so ready to alienate half the country, and reinforce Donald Trump’s dangerous line about the ‘fake news’ media in the process.”
"[Jussie] Smollett’s story appears ready to join Duke Lacrosse and the University of Virginia rape in a long line of hoaxes that many media outlets and political leaders were quick to fall for because it fit their preferred narrative" -
"Once upon a time, fakers posed as heroes and winners....Today, everyone wants to play the victim. It's worth asking: Why?" Good work by via
This, by , is excellent and gets to a much larger issue
Really interesting read
Fakers Like Jussie Smollett Play Victim, Politicians Buy It And Play Right Into Trump’s Hands via
“Fakers Like #JussieSmollett Play Victim, Politicians Buy It And Play Right Into Trump’s Hands: the media looks ridiculous as it keeps rushing to judgement and falling for hoax stories.” -
Once upon a time, fakers posed as heroes. Today, everyone wants to play the victim. Here’s why...