Bill Gates is now the favorite target for coronavirus misinformation according to data compiled by the New York Times and Zignal Labs, a company that analyzes media sources. Conspiracy theories conflating Gates with the virus were mentioned 1.2 million times on TV and social media from February to April, 33 percent more often than the 2nd most popular conspiracy theory linking 5G with COVID-19, according to Zignal Labs, peaking at 18,000 mentions a day in April.
It’s cheaper to be an idiot than to be responsible.
“It’s cheaper to be an idiot than to be responsible.”
There’s a myriad of reasons to not trust him. But he’s been out there talking about it, so it’s not like the worry is baseless.
For a mass media who pushed a Russiagate conspiracy for four years to begin to claim the right is the conspiracy theorists, this I find absolutely hilarious. Trying to couple crazy conspiracy theorists with right wing politics is possibly the most intellectually lazy thing I’ve ever heard!