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  • The David Hogg 'crisis actor' video wasn't bullying. It was propaganda

    02/23/2018 7:45:29 AM PST · by TomServo · 40 replies
    LA Times ^ | 2/22/18 | Virginia Heffernan
    <p>On Wednesday, a nasty piece of character assassination summited YouTube's trending list. The video spread like a rash, and not just among those sympathetic to its wingnut paranoia. If the comments on YouTube and in the media were any indication, it also fascinated hate-watchers.</p>
  • Former New York Times Writer Scours Romney Binder Remarks as 'Comical' and Ruinous

    10/20/2012 1:57:59 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 46 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | October 20, 2012 | Tim Graham
    Count former New York Times writer Virginia Heffernan as one of the media feminists who wanted to hit Mitt Romney with a binder for about a week. From her digital macrame rug on Yahoo News, Heffernan wrote an entire column insisting "The remark did not accomplish what he’d hoped. In fact, it tipped the hand of Romney’s women panic so thoroughly that it’s likely his court-the-undecided-females’ game is now thrown." "Plus, it misses the mark of normalcy so absolutely that he comes off as comical," she guessed. "No wonder it became a meme on Twitter and other social media sites....