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The very idea of such an organized effort to “fact check” is absurd and anti-democratic.
And it is actually a disguised form of support for an uncompetitive, quasi-monopolistic industry, the mainline news industry, an industry which in fact is in decline owing to changed economic conditions.
Good God, As one of its many glorious acts, Facebook removed pictures of a breast with early cancer which a woman thoughtfully had posted to help others understand and be observant.
Facebook is a ridiculous organization, qualified in no way to distinguish what is true or false or good or bad.
Facebook and its chief spokesman have exactly the ethics we expect from monopoly or quasi-monopoly companies.