[Ed. – Granted, it wasn’t one of the main-stagers for the upcoming debate. The TDS factor is a powerful thing. (Notice, as an aside, that Fox News doesn’t accuse Daily Kos of being a source of fake news for failing to flag the story as satirical.)]
Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson got slammed on social media after she apparently fell for a fake news story Sunday night that claimed President Trump pardoned Charles Manson, the murderous cult leader who died in 2017.
“There is something deeply sinister about Trump pardoning Charles Manson, even posthumously,” she wrote to her 2.8 million Twitter followers. “Dog whistles of the very worst possible kind…”
[T]he story about Trump and Manson is satirical and stems from a phony article published on Nov. 16 by MoronMajority.com. It was then picked up by political website the Daily Kos, which didn’t label the article satire …