Andrey (azangru) wrote,

This is a great example of why the demands that social media take down "fake news" posts is rubbish.

1) Trump performs his state of the union ritual
2) Pelosi does what she does
3) Trump tweets a video compilation from the ritual implying that Pelosi is anti-American
4) Someone gets very upset:

5) But is politely reminded by a Facebook communications representative that the statements made by the video are actually factual, and this is all that they are expected to check:

I guess the next step would be to insist that apart from being factually true, the posts must also not insinuate incorrect interpretation of facts, but give me a break!

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