Post-Truth: Additional to My Last Post


gunman

Gunman at Comet Ping Pong & Pizza, Edgar Maddison Welch.

It seems my last blog post about fake news was timely.

A day or two afterwards, there was the news that a gunman had entered a Pizza cafe (Comet Ping Pong) with a rifle in order to “self-investigate” a rumour that has been circulating widely. It now even has a name – Pizzagate.

Although nobody was injured, the staff were terrorised and the cafe was damaged when the deluded man used his rifle. How long is it before somebody is killed? Continue reading