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Snopes Conveniently Silent On WaPost’s Fake Story About Russia Hacking US Power Grid

(ANALYSIS) — Snopes, one of the new arbiters of Fake News for Facebook, has been utterly remiss in its fact-checking duties by failing to report the false allegation The Russians hacked into Vermont’s power grid — perhaps because the original claim appeared in the Washington Post. But for whatever reason, Snopes — whose CEO David…

The Washington Post’s New ‘Fake News’ On Russian ‘Hack’

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has been hacked – cue a national American trauma, allegations of dirty tricks, fears that democracy has been subverted, all leading to what the next U.S. president would call “our long national nightmare.” Instead, I am dipping back into history – the old Watergate scandal – when Richard Nixon’s “plumbers”…