Thursday, February 2, 2017

Wave of Fake 'Hate Crimes' Sweeps anti-Trump Social Media

Wave of Fake 'Hate Crimes' Sweeps anti-Trump Social Media: Other than that, there’s not much. Elizabeth Nolan Brown of Reason.com has posted a more extensive list of cases where police were unable to verify the allegations being made, including an alleged attack on a gay man in Santa Monica, California.

Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) documented three men showing up at a Veterans Day parade with Confederate flags. Provocative? Deliberately. Offensive? Yes, to most. Hate crime? No.

And yet Huffman blamed Donald Trump: “We need to prepare for more of this because the Trump campaign has legitimized and given public space to some shadowy groups that used to hide from public view.”

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