Have you considered the possibility that Trump's continual use of "fake news" is brainwashing of his base? https://getpocket.com/explore/item/cognitive-ability-and-vulnerability-to-fake-news?utm_source=twtrsynd&utm_medium=social via @Pocket
This research underscores the threat that #fakenews poses to democratic society. The aim of using fake news as propaganda is to make people think and behave in ways they wouldn’t otherwise. A low level of cognitive ability puts a person at risk for right-wing authoritarianism.
I've been a Twitter member for 12 years but lately the legions of trolls who aren't here for actual conversations and the proliferation of #fakenews is rendering me less and less inclined to log in. Do you feel the same way?