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Response to Gman (Original post)

Thu Jan 5, 2012, 01:07 AM

5. Unfortunately it works all too well, and consistently

Whether its O'keefe editing up a video to take down acorn, or the NPR president...different audience, same effect. A lie is designed to "go viral", and once its been repeated a few times people believe it implicitly.

Going into a big election year, I'd just advise people to fact-check everything, don't form opinions based on other people's opinions and commentary without looking at their sources. If their sources are other people's opinions, move on. Stay off bandwagons of every sort, and, again, fact-check everything.

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