June 16, 2014

POTEMKIN VILLAGES ALL THE WAY DOWN, TWITTER EDITION: Politico: “The @BarackObama account, now managed by Organizing for Action, leads the political pack in fake followers, according to Barracuda’s analysis. In fact, of the more than 43 million followers when the data were studied last month, just 36.6 percent were deemed ‘good’ under its metrics, while 46.8 percent count as ‘fake.’ An additional 16.6 percent of the @BarackObama followers are labeled ‘uncertain.’”