An official Twitter account for the Brighton, Colorado, police department posted a series of ominous tweets: A train crash, a chemical leak, residents of the neighborhood advised to shelter in place, an elementary school evacuated. It turns out it was all just a training exercise and the people running the Twitter account did not realize their posts could be seen by the public.
Lynchings are already illegal. But the law would give prosecutors more power—including what amounts to an expansion of the federal death penalty.
In one month, two sheriff's deputies in Florida have been arrested for fabricating drug evidence during traffic stops.
No, Trump Didn't Cut the CDC's Coronavirus Budget. No, People Aren't Blaming Corona Beer for the Disease.
Coronavirus misinformation is spreading faster than the disease itself.
No matter how bad the outbreak might turn out to be, politicians will find a way to make it worse.