A little over a week ago I said the following about the message being peddled by “alternative” media outlets and all of the various blogs that collectively serve as kind of shadow propaganda ministry for Donald Trump:
There’s something terribly ironic about capitalizing on the publication of sensationalist articles while simultaneously bemoaning the dishonesty of the “mainstream liberal media” (a favorite target of the alt-right). Everything you read on one of these websites should have a giant, red “caveat emptor” stamp in the header and in case that’s not clear enough for some readers, perhaps there should be a “consider the source” warning in the margins. In short, the idea that these websites should criticize the mainstream media for being biased is the very definition of hypocrisy.
Consider that, then have a look at today’s cartoon which comes via Frank Hansen: