Day: April 23, 2019

Screenland: Alex Jones Below Oath Is an Antidote to a ‘Submit-Fact’ Age

Screenland: Alex Jones Below Oath Is an Antidote to a ‘Submit-Fact’ Age

ScreenlandImageFive days after Attorney General William Barr released his expectation-deflating summary of the investigation into the Trump campaign’s suspected Russia connections, a pair of videos appeared on YouTube, labeled “Alex Jones / Sandy Hook Video Deposition.” The hundreds of thousands of views those videos have accumulated attest to their appeal as a #Resistance consolation prize:…

Democrats Peer Young Voters, and the Memes That Switch Them

Democrats Peer Young Voters, and the Memes That Switch Them

ImageYoung people have formed organizations like the Sunrise Movement to call for action on issues like climate change.CreditCreditShawn Thew/EPA, via ShutterstockLucas Carrol, a freshman at Boston College, was sitting on his bed in his dorm room, bored on a Sunday, when he decided to create an unofficial “Pete Buttigieg for President” Facebook page. It was…