Meanwhile, unlike in 2016, credible reporters smelled a rat and, rather than playing along, immediately began debunking the story.— The Hoarse Whisperer (@TheRealHoarse) October 15, 2020
Only one major reporter raced to boost the con: Maggie Haberman.
In 2016, reporters could boost “leaked” propaganda knowing they had the air cover of all of their colleagues doing it too.— The Hoarse Whisperer (@TheRealHoarse) October 15, 2020
Every major reporter - but one - pumped the brakes this time.
Proud day, @nytimes.
Your reporter boosted propaganda so weak, even Facebook shut it down. pic.twitter.com/E4gEvftepT