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Fake News and Twitter Lynch Mobs

Fake News and Twitter Lynch Mobs

Over the weekend a video filmed at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC went viral which appeared to show a rather smug looking teenage Trump-fan standing uncomfortably close to Native American activist Nathan Phillips in an apparent act of intimidation, whilst his large group of school friends danced around chanting and mocking Phillips’ display of tribal drumming.

This video first came to my attention courtesy of social justice activist Shaun King who posted it on Twitter accompanied by the following emotional commentary: Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on January 22, 2019 in Misrepresentation, Politics

 

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