Breaking news--The Onion stories are fake

Washington Post:
Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during election, experts say

Researchers found that Russians used sophisticated tools to boost Donald Trump and target Hillary Clinton, and exploited various platforms to attack U.S. democracy at a particularly vulnerable moment. The techniques may complicate efforts by Facebook and Google to crack down on “fake news,” as they have vowed to do.
The Onion is probably up to the challenge of a competitor like Russia's propaganda arm.  It has even fooled several foreign propaganda arms.  I am looking forward to the Onion story on the fake news outbreak.

In the meantime, how about all those polls that showed Clinton winning by double digits?   Was someone manipulating the data to make Democrats look more powerful than they were?  Was it an attempt to manipulate the voters and make Republican voters become discouraged?  Was it a sophisticated effort at voter suppression or were the pollsters just incompetent?

Are the stories about "fake news" just a liberal media attempt to suppress conservative alternatives?


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