Does it matter? Should deception, misdirection, being short on truth
How can we expect the media to hold up a lie for scrutiny when we seem to hang on the lies, eager to drink them in, and forward them all to our friends on social media? We are rewarding their bad behavior. We are encouraging the deception by aiding in its spread, and ultimately in its utility.
If we really want to see that stop, we probably should start with stopping it in ourselves.