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Automated Propaganda, Weaponized Bots

Sociologist Philip N. Howard, writing in “IEEE Spectrum,” discusses automated political propaganda.¬† His article “How political campaigns have weaponize social media bots” is readable and important to an understanding of political propaganda. Looking at Tom Reed’s facebook page, I often … Continue reading

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Can the President do what he likes?

Can the President do what he likes? Pretty much, I think. The President is expected to faithfully execute the laws, but the President can veto bills, take exception with signing statements, or direct subordinates to ignore laws. The courts might … Continue reading

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