Hollywood’s ‘fake news’ problem

Sure as Kilimanjaro rises like Olympus above the Serengeti, Hollywood suffers from a “fake news” problem. So says Christian Toto at DailyWire.com.

While one news outlet after another endures self-inflicted wounds, another liberal group suffers right along with them:

The Hollywood Resistance™.

Celebrities have never been more vocal, more politically active. From social media to the not-so-hallowed halls of Hate Night TV, stars are shoving their facts and opinions in our faces.

For the last two years, that means sharing any information which could take down President Donald Trump or his associates. And, it’s increasingly clear, wallowing in Fake News sans apology.

The latest example came when a gaggle of stars insisted Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh should be impeached following new sexual assault accusations against him, courtesy of The New York Times.

It took all of 24 hours for the Times’ scoop to collapse like a building targeted for demolition.

Did the assembled stars apologize? No. In fact, “West Wing” alum Bradley Whitford doubled down … days after the story was exposed as false. Whitford called Justice Kavanaugh a “sexual assaulting cowardly rich kid” on Twitter. …

… Pushing Fake News is nothing new for Hollywood, particularly on the late night front.

For two-plus years far-left hosts assumed President Trump colluded with Russia to steal the 2016 election and interfered with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the alleged crime.

Mitch Kokai / Senior Political Analyst

Mitch Kokai is senior political analyst for the John Locke Foundation. He joined JLF in December 2005 as director of communications. That followed more than four years as chie...

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