This is a truth-boom if ever there was one! Especially for an Aspie!
I no longer feel the irresistible, pathological compulsion to correct every wrong I see on the interwebs, but I did when I first joined Twitter, and I know from other commentary I have seen/heard that this is the typical trajectory. There’s something about that just sucks you in and won’t let go and it seems to last about a month. After that, many settle into mere addiction, absent the compulsion to engage morons, as experienced Twitter users know that the place is littered with paid trolls. To be sure, there’s genuine stupid out there, and not an insignificant amount of it, but most of it is what Obama’s first OIRA chief helpfully described, in book length, as “infiltration” of “social media networks” to “nudge” public opinion.
In a different decade it was called “propaganda.”
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Another brilliant column at NewsBusters following up on the pile of steaming cr*p talking points MS/NBC has been stepping in since The Messiah showed up on the scene. They’re still burning over there about David Gregory’s shameless inquiry to (I will never ever ever ever vote in a primary for) Newt Gingrich on MTP Sunday morning. Then at the bottom of the article they listed a few more examples of MSNBC being plantation hypocrites. It’s good eatin’.
Mark Levin Accuses NBC News of Racism and ‘Promoting Racial Division in This Country’
Excerpt: …Conservative talk radio host Mark Levin specifically called out NBC News not only for its on-air talent being blindingly white, but also for promoting racial division in this country…
Scratch & claw like insurgents? That sounds an awful lot like violent rhetoric, Mr. President. Almost like you regard America as your enemy, but, of course, that’s patently ridiculous. It’s not like you ever talked about punishing your enem…
Link to the story & the punish reference are below for you to cut & paste, as my embed hex continues.