Tag: election 2020

Pseudo news outlets push false claims around election

On Nov. 4, the day after the election, the Milwaukee City Wire inaccurately reported that more votes were cast in seven wards in the city than there were registered voters. Right-wing pundits and conspiracy theorists rushed to tweet the story, and retweet those tweets. Fox’s Sean Hannity weighed in. Some down-the-middle journalists also followed suit.

‘When you get between your readers and a liar, the liar loses’

This was always going to be a close election. America is bitterly divided, and both sides were awake this year. My Facebook feed is full of friends who can’t understand how fellow Americans could be so blind to the stakes of what this election means for people other than themselves. I voted for social justice,