Breaking news: Some guy posted a doctored video of Nancy Pelosi.
But fear not. The website The Daily Beast sprang into action. It tracked down the random, Trump-supporting man who allegedly posted the offending clip, hounded him until he talked, then published his name and other details about his life in a shocking instance of harassment masquerading as journalism. The man denies creating the video.
Journalists usually imagine themselves holding the powerful to account but now they are happy to punch down — and congratulate themselves on punching down — if their targets are politically uncongenial.
President Trump is now cracking down on Big Tech and their stock prices reflect the turmoil ahead for the tyrannical organizations.