Thursday's HOT MIC

Thursday's HOT MIC

Leon makes an important point here. In the same way that words like "racism" and "misogyny" are overused to the point that they've been rendered practically meaningless, so it is with the "fake news" label. It should be reserved for actual instances of fake news —that is, made up, fabricated stories — rather than being brandished as a way to silence opinions we don't like.