Seattle history teacher targeted by Alex Jones and trolls for lambasting YouTuber PewDiePie for antisemitism
The teacher warned that students were encouraging racism and antisemitism by subscfribing to the YouTuber's video channel.
SOURCE: The Conversation
by Michael J. Socolow
Confrontational characters spouting conspiracy theories and promoting fringe ideas have been with us since the invention of American broadcasting.
Rep. Paul Gosar is pushing conspiracy theories popularized by 9/11 Truther Alex Jones about the August white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville.
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