Fake News MSNBC is pushing completely bogus conspiracy theories claiming that Putin and Trump were behind the chemical attacks in Syria that killed dozens of civilians and children.
Tonight @TheLastWord let's see if anyone can convince me that Putin didn't plan all of this to help his fan in the White House. 10pm
— Lawrence O'Donnell (@Lawrence) April 7, 2017
The Washington Post reported:
A volley of U.S. cruise missiles has barely been launched into Syria before the Internet filled up with fact-free theories about the real reason for an international crisis…
…A slightly more convoluted strain on the left: Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the chemical weapons massacre to help Trump — distracting Americans from an investigation into Trump’s campaign ties to Russia by provoking the missile strike.
That theory — evidence-free — was laid out on a small anti-Trump website shortly after the missile strikes.
But it went mainstream Friday night, when Lawrence O’Donnell advanced similar speculation on his MSNBC show, “The Last Word.”
“Wouldn’t it be nice,” O’Donnell asked a nodding, smiling Rachel Maddow, “if it was just completely, totally, absolutely impossible to suspect that Vladimir Putin orchestrated what happened in Syria this week — so that his friend in the White House could have a big night with missiles and all the praises he’s picked up over the past 24 hours?”
The theory was impossible to rule out, O’Donnell said, because of the Trump campaign’s ties to the Russian government.
The media is getting so out of control that it is becoming dangerous. It is indoctrinating people with complete and total lies.
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