Saturday, February 23, 2019

Social Media Bans Expressing Doubt Of The Next Jussie Smollett

When actor Jussie Smollett paid two fellow actors to fake a “hate crime” against him, he was expecting to have the act filmed on a nearby security camera; only the fact that the security camera was pointed in the other direction foiled the plan.

So, consider: if the security camera had caught the action, social media would have been flooded with a video of two masked men, their faces – and races – obscured, wearing red ballcaps similar to the famous “Make America Great Again” Trump campaign hats, attacking Smollett.

If you had expressed any sort of doubt, if you had expressed any reservation at taking the narrative at face value, you would have been immediately branded a “conspiracy theorist.” The accusation would have stuck, too, because there would be video – and video is the gold standard for “proof.”

Just imagine trying this one out:

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