Fake News

GLORIOUS LEADER: Breitbart Crows That Trump has Fulfilled His Promise To Say “Merry Christmas”

Via Breitbart: Tuesday at a stop on his “Thank You” tour in West Allis, WI, President-elect Donald Trump opened up his appearance by fulfilling a campaign promise regarding the use of “Merry Christmas” as a holiday greeting. “So when I started 18 months ago, I told my first crowd in Wisconsin that we are going to come back here someday ...

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Alex Jones: The CIA’s Plan To Assassinate Trump Is Already On Obama’s Desk Awaiting Approval [VIDEO]

Brian Tashman reports at Right Wing Watch: In a broadcast posted online yesterday, notorious conspiracy theorist Alex Jones said that the intelligence community’s findings that Russia interfered in the presidential election in order to help Donald Trump and hurt Hillary Clinton amount to nothing but a baseless conspiracy theory. The CIA, according to Jones, plans to use the pretext of ...

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BACKFIRED: Major Brands Continue To Flee Breitbart, Only Automated “Remnant Fill” Ads Now Appear There

Breitbart’s continuing attacks on Kellogg’s have rather predictably backfired. Investor Relations reports: The move by many of these large corporations to cancel ad contracts on Breitbart seems to already be hurting the company, as the majority of current ads on the news site are being fed to the site by Google and Taboola, which are third party ad providers, and ...

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Alex Jones: “Hillary Clinton Has Personally Murdered And Chopped Up And Raped” Children [AUDIO]

Donald Trump’s favorite conspiracy nut Alex Jones is trying to distance himself from the so-called Pizzagate fake news controversy by deleting his YouTube video in which he accused Hillary Clinton of being involved in a murderous child sex ring. Jones’ action comes after a self-proclaimed “evangelical Christian” fired his assault rifle in the DC pizza shop in an attempt to ...

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Tina Fey Trolls Breitbart [VIDEO]

Via Raw Story: Comedian Tina Fey sarcastically dangled the bait at the army of Internet trolls who inhabit Breitbart.com on Wednesday during a speech to a group honoring women working in the entertainment field. “I promised myself I wouldn’t get up here today and talk about the election,” Fey quipped before alluding to the controversy earlier this year over the ...

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Hillary Clinton: Congress Must Act Against Fake News And Malicious Propaganda On Social Media [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Hillary Clinton on Thursday decried the spread of fake news online, calling it an “epidemic” that Congress should take action against. “The epidemic of malicious fake news and false propaganda that flooded social media over the past year — it’s now clear the so-called fake news can have real-world consequences,” Clinton said during a speech on Capitol ...

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Tim Kaine Rips Michael Flynn On Fake News: He’s So Gullible He Peddles Stories Even A Child Would Ignore

BOOM. CNN reports: Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine intensified his criticism over Donald Trump’s national security adviser, saying that retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn peddles in conspiracy theories that even a little child would dismiss. Kaine, who was Hillary Clinton’s running mate this year, has kept a low profile since suffering the stunning loss to Trump last month. But Kaine told ...

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Stephen Colbert Delivers Epic Rant On Fake News, Pizzagate, And Alex Jones: Grow The Fuck Up [VIDEO]

Via Raw Story: Stephen Colbert Wednesday hammered the conspiracy theorists who rose to prominence during the 2016 election, suggesting Wikileaks, Alex Jones and Reddit trolls should “grow the f*ck up.” During a segment on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, the host urged his viewers to refrain from getting their news from him, “because newsflash, this isn’t news,” before also ...

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UNSHOCKING: DC Pizza Shop “Fake News” Gunman Is An Evangelical Christian And Listens To Alex Jones

The New York Times has interviewed the nutjob that fired an assault rifle inside a DC pizza shop because he needed to “investigate” a fake news story promulgated by extremist pro-Trump sites. The guy is exactly as you’d suspect. From their article: Mr. Welch, the father of two daughters, said he woke up Sunday morning and told his family he ...

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WND Joins Kellogg’s Boycott Because First Amendment

Just For Men Mustache Olympics gold medalist and World Net Daily founder Joseph Farah writes: It’s a dangerous thing, indeed, when fat-cat, multinational corporations like Kellogg determine to use their powerful advertising position to squelch free speech and freedom of the press by selectively boycotting media companies because they stand for principles like American national sovereignty. Don’t get me wrong. ...

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WARNING TO BREITBART: Pope Francis Compares Fake News Outlets To People Who Like To Eat Excrement

Seriously. He said this. Via Reuters: Media that focus on scandals and spread fake news to smear politicians risk becoming like people who have a morbid fascination with excrement, Pope Francis said in an interview published on Wednesday. Francis told the Belgian Catholic weekly “Tertio” that spreading disinformation was “probably the greatest damage that the media can do” and using ...

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Associated Press Blasts Pro-Trump Fake News Story

From the Associated Press: A trending story that claims Hillary Clinton won a total of 57 counties in the presidential election is untrue. The Associated Press finds that Clinton won 487 counties nationwide, compared with 2,626 for President-elect Donald Trump. The story appeared on several viral content sites that cater to some of Trump’s supporters. It also falsely claimed that ...

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Pence: Michael Flynn’s Fake News-Spreading Son Isn’t Involved In Transition (Except He Totally Is) [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: Vice President-elect Mike Pence, appearing on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” program, insisted on Tuesday that the son of retired Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn, who posted a baseless conspiracy theory on Twitter on Sunday night, has “no involvement in the transition whatsoever.” Yet the son, Mike Flynn Jr., has sat in on some transition meetings and ...

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Son Of Potential Trump Administration Pick Michael Flynn Claims DC Pizza Shop Shooting Was False Flag

As I noted in the comments of this morning’s story about the DC pizza shop shooting, YouTube is already ablaze with conspiracy nuts who claim that the gunman was planted by the mainstream media and/or government in order to further the imaginary crackdown on right wing sites like Breitbart. And now this: The son of retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, ...

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