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Fake News Firehose: Science Proves Media Are Not Making ‘Honest Mistakes’ About Trump

The settled science informs us that the more often you flip a coin, the more likely it is that there will be a 50/50 split of heads to tails. In other words, if you flip a coin 20 times, the probability of achieving a ratio of 8 heads and 12 tails diminishes greatly if you flip it 40 or 60 times. The closer you get to 100 coin flips, the closer you will get to a perfect 50/50 split of heads to tails.

Greenwald: U.S. Media Suffered Most Humiliating Debacle in Ages

Glenn Greenwald writes at the The Intercept that CNN’s blatantly false report that the Trump campaign had been caught colluding with Wikileaks (and thus Russia) before the release of the trove of DNC emails was the start of “one of the most embarrassing days for the U.S. media in quite a long time.” The fake news was hyped all over television and the Internet, especially by MSNBC. From his article:

Gorka: ‘Pure Fantasy’ to Think ‘Trump Campaign Was in Bed with Vlad’

In a wide-ranging interview with Mike Morones of Recoil Magazine, Dr. Sebastian Gorka, President Trump’s former national security deputy advisor, discusses was the “fake news industrial complex” and the obsession over alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Vladimir Putin’s Russia — an allegation that Gorka calls “pure fantasy.”

Following Fake News from Dem on Sexual Harassment, Truth About Extent of Abuse Unknown

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) started an avalanche of fake news after she claimed earlier this week that the Congressional Office of Compliance had paid $15 million over the past 10 to 15 years to settle sexual harassment cases. But even Breitbart News inquiries to the office have not settled the matter or uncovered the facts about the extent of sexual harassment taking place on Capitol Hill.