J.D. Vance just the latest right-thinker to be smeared by leftist lies
If you want to understand the power of social media in weaponizing and accelerating the left’s attack on truth and decency, look no further than The Washington Post’s false accusation this week that J.D. Vance, author of the bestselling memoir “Hillbilly Elegy,” is a closet white supremacist.
This is the anatomy of a Twitter lynching, a good man’s reputation strung up and beaten to a pulp. In the impressionistic half-life of social media’s attention span, the damage can never really be undone.