The era of fake news for good has (re)begun
In the twilight days of Trump-thuggery, a very old tool reclaims its place
For the past four years, Trump and his thugs used “fake news” to punch down, instrumentalizing trickery against the least powerful. It was COINTELPRO on steroids. But spoiler alert: those at the bottom aren't to blame for the mess our world is in.
Yesterday, we reclaimed the ancient technique of fun subterfuge against one of the real culprits, a powerful institution at the tip-top of a rather important country. (We even revealed it afterwards—which of course thugs don't do.)