Last week there was a social media purge of info that impacted a local celebrity and politico.
Here's the right-wing hot take on the topic . . .
“I know a thing or two about science,” he wrote, referencing his 40 years as a TV weather forecaster. “I can tell you that science is not achieved through consensus,” he said. Science should not be used to “keep us frightened and compliant,” he went on . . .
The Kansas politico now promises he'll switch to right-wing social site Parler where his folksy charm might or might not find a bigger audience.
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JoCo Health officials concerned misinformation - including from elected officials - is fueling COVID-19 spike
COVID-19 is highly contagious, but perhaps not as much as misinformation, Johnson County public health officials are finding out.In the past week, as the case count soared, so did the discussion of highly disputed and debunked assertions about health risks and effectiveness of masks and the skewing of death statistics attributed to the coronavirus.