Fake News

REPORT: FBI Director Opposes Release Of Nunes Memo, Contains Inaccurate Info And Paints False Narrative

Bloomberg reports: FBI Director Christopher Wray told the White House he opposes release of a classified Republican memo alleging bias at the FBI and Justice Department because it contains inaccurate information and paints a false narrative, according to a person familiar with the matter. The memo on actions early in the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign is ...

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Far-Right Troll Mike Cernovich Bids $500K For Gawker

Vanity Fair reports: PayPal co-founder and Gawker nemesis Peter Thiel isn’t the only one eyeing the final remains of Nick Denton’s gossipy, sometimes groundbreaking media empire. Mike Cernovich, the right-wing lifestyle guru and self-proclaimed journalist, is offering $500,000 in cash for Gawker’s assets, according to a copy of the offer letter obtained by the Hive. “For the past eighteen months ...

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SRSLY: Breitbart Sells “Shithole” Valentine Candy

On sale today over at Breitbart: Looking for that special gift to give that special someone? Few things say “love” and “romance” like Breithearts: the only deplorably colorful candy hearts adorned with just the right words when you can’t find them….words like “Shithole” “Stable Genius” and “SAD!” not to mention 7 other phrases that are as spot on as cupid’s ...

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Conspiracy Nut GOP Rep Appears On Conspiracy Nut’s Show To Complain About Being Called A Conspiracy Nut

Jared Holt reports at Right Wing Watch: Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida appeared on conspiracy theory outlet Infowars to complain that he is being called a conspiracy theorist for pushing the narrative that a secret memo by the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee proves that the Obama administration improperly sought to spy on Donald Trump and his presidential campaign. ...

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Homocon Fake News Site Goes Viral With Flu Lie

Boing Boing reports: If you want a good example that shows how Facebook cares more about pleasing its shareholders than the it does about stopping fake news, look how this fake news story, which claims a CDC doctor says the flu vaccine is causing the flu outbreak, is spreading across Facebook (current number of shares: 691k). Remember, Facebook has complete ...

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Hannity Face-Plants On Mueller Firing Story [VIDEO]

Business Insider reports: Following a New York Times report where President Donald Trump reportedly ordered special counsel Robert Mueller fired one month after he was chosen to oversee the Russia investigation, Fox News host Sean Hannity came out swinging on his program Thursday night. “They’re trying to change the story,” Hannity said, referring to The Times’s report. “At this hour, ...

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“Secret Society” Text Makes For GOP Laughingstocks

The Hill reports: Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) on Thursday acknowledged that “it’s a real possibility” that a reference to a “secret society” in a text message exchange between two FBI officials was made in jest. The Wisconsin Republican told CNN and ABC News that it was possible that there is no “secret society” amid an uproar from GOP officials about ...

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Alex Jones: Hawaii’s Nuclear Attack Alert Was Done To Embarrass Trump And Distract From Clinton Scandals

“My phone rings from not one, but two, one former State Department source, another CIA, then my phone rings from someone who associated with Delta Force, then I get some more phone calls, and they are like, ‘Why aren’t you covering this?’ This is huge. This is gigantic, this is meant to embarrass Trump, this is meant to destabilize things, ...

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Mike Cernovich: I’m A Literal Sorcerer [VIDEO]

Pizzagate troll Mike Cernovich, who has famously bragged that his manly jism is so supremely powerful that women uncontrollably crave it, also apparently fancies himself to be a literal sorcerer. (Wizard? Warlock?) Jared Holt reports at Right Wing Watch: “Everything I do is alchemy. That’s why I believe in magic. Not black magic, not the satanic magic that they practice ...

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Todd Starnes: Liberals Are The True Racists Because They Hate That Blacks Are Getting Jobs Under Trump

Todd Starnes wails for Fox News: This has been a tremendous start to the Trump presidency. Things are going exceedingly well for Trump and his Administration. The Democrats and the Mainstream Media and the Never Trumpers want you to believe President Trump an illiterate, mental case — delusional, paranoid, unfit for office. What I’m about to tell you is politically ...

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Alex Jones: God Will Destroy Leering, Fake, Scum, Betrayer, Devil-Worshiping Filth Brian Stelter [VIDEO]

“I pledge before my heavenly Father that I will resist them every way I can. These people are the literal demon spawn of the pit of hell – look at him. He runs your kids, he runs the schools, he runs the banks – this guy. This spirit. This smiling, leering devil that thinks you can’t see what he is. ...

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REPORT: Breitbart Board Mulls Ousting Steve Bannon

The Hill reports: Former White House Chief Strategist Stephen Bannon’s future at Breitbart News is in question after excerpts of a forthcoming book revealed he referred to President Trump’s son’s behavior as “treasonous.” The Wall Street Journal reports that the right-wing news network’s board members debated Thursday about whether to oust Bannon, who was fired from the White House by ...

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NOT THE ONION: Alex Jones Defends Trump’s Penis

“Now the media went into conniption fits and the headlines from MSNBC are Trump’s sexual obsessions may destroy the earth. They’re the ones saying hey we got a bigger nuclear button than you, we got a bigger arsenal, more powerful, and it works. Nothing to do with the media trying to say the president has small genitals. And by the ...

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Alex Jones: Maybe “Old Lizard” Carrie Fisher Was Murdered To Increase The Box Office For The Last Jedi

“Poor Carrie Fisher, you can see her tweets and videos before she died, and that was during the filming, she died right at the end of filming, she died right as it ended, she flew back. I’m not saying it’s a star murder or anything, but we know in Hollywood sometimes when they think you’re finally done, if you die ...

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James O’Keefe: I Believe Roy Moore’s Accusers But I Don’t Regret Trying To Sting WaPo With A Fake One

Mediaite reports: Not only does James O’Keefe not regret paying a woman to pose as a rape victim in a botched hit-job that would serve to discredit Roy Moore’s accusers — in a surprising twist — the Project Veritas founder also says he actually believes the women who came forward against the loser Senate candidate. After initially dodging questions regarding ...

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Alex Jones And Roger Stone Visit Gun Range To Prep For Civil War In Case Trump Gets Impeached [VIDEO]

Media Matters reports: Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and Roger Stone, a conservative pundit who has advised President Donald Trump for decades, visited a shooting range to fire weapons in preparation for a civil war in the event Trump is removed from office. The visit was documented in a nearly one-and-half-hour-long December 19 video posted to Jones’ YouTube channel with the ...

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Fox News Guest Host Casually Floats Conspiracy Theory That The FBI Plotted To Assassinate Trump [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: During today’s broadcast of Fox News’ Outnumbered, Kevin Jackson was asked about reports that Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley wants Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe fired. Grassley added that the committee needed to get to the bottom of whether McCabe was referenced in a text sent by Strzok, which led Jackson down a rabbit hole. “I think ...

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Alex Jones: Democrats Are Plotting To Murder Trump

“I think they​’​re going to go ahead and make the​ir​ move to kill the president.​ I think in the next ​30​ days, I think they’re going to make an assassination attempt. I just — my gut — I see all of them together, they’re that desperate. They’re either going to give up or they’re going to activate their cells. And ...

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Pope Francis: Fake News Is A Very Serious Sin

The Guardian reports: Pope Francis has criticised journalists who dredge up old scandals and sensationalise the news, saying it’s a “very serious sin” that hurts all involved. Francis, who plans to dedicate his upcoming annual communications message to “fake news”, told Catholic media on Saturday that journalists perform a mission that is among the most “fundamental” to democratic societies. But ...

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Cops Investigate After Far-Right Trolls Promote Forged Doc Claiming Sexual Harassment By Chuck Schumer

Media Matters reports: Right-wing media trolls Mike Cernovich and Chuck Johnson promoted a forged document that accused Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) of sexually harassing a former staffer, then quickly walked back their claims when the document was reported to police as a forgery. In a now-deleted tweet, far-right Twitter troll Mike Cernovich promoted claims by Chuck C. Johnson, ...

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