During a trip overseas earlier this month, President Obama lamented what he said is the spread of “active misinformation” and fake news on social media and elsewhere. Obama went as far as to call for some sort of “curating function” to remove “fake news” from the social media landscape.

Investigation journalist Sharyl Attkisson showed what that’s really all about, and “truth” isn’t part of the equation:

What could POSSIBLY go wrong?

Ding! Ding! Ding!

Well put.

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