This post was inspired by Johnathan Mahler’s New York Times Sunday Magazine (1/1/2017) article “Search Party”
GETTING ALL MY FACTS ON FACEBOOK
(To the tune of “There’s a Small Hotel,” by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart)
Trolling from some news
That will serve my views
Getting all my facts on Facebook.
Whey check for a source?
Trust that site? Of course!
I’m getting all my facts on Facebook.
What is true or untrue is
No longer consequential
Tweets are instrumental
No one wants the facts
Lies are what attracts
Likes and followers on Facebook
Post a made-up rumor
To create abject confusion
Give truth a contusion
Truth’s now pliable
Reality’s a cake
With fake news quick to bake
When getting all my facts on Facebook.
© 2017 by Robert S. Steinberg, Esquire
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