Old Howard Union

56 – Political Misinformation

Political misinformation – a new age of propaganda to sway, cajole and divide the American public.

All Articles Referenced

Americans Trust Local News. That Faith Is Being Exploited. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/31/upshot/fake-local-news.html

Should Facebook Fact-Check Political Speech? https://nyti.ms/2C0in19

Threat to US Elections in 2020 Is Not Limited to Russia https://nyti.ms/2PyrvSH

‘Everything You’re Seeing Is Deception’: How Right-Wing Media Talks About Impeachment https://nyti.ms/2lvlcms

Old Howard Union

Issue Brief, 13 – A Word On Senator Sanders

While I support Senator Sanders I believe his comments regarding allowing certain individuals – in the case of his comments, the Boston Marathon Bombers –  the right , the sacred right to participate in our democracy as ill advised and misguided. Those that actively seek to sow terror and discord among their fellow countrymen, whatever their ideology is, should not be allowed to participate in our democratic processes because they themselves seek to fundamentally undermine it.


Show Notes

  1. https://boston.cbslocal.com/2019/04/23/bernie-sanders-backlash-felons-voting-right-marathon-bomber/