Social, or Merde Media?

Submitted by ub on Thu, 04/28/2022 - 13:23

Things do not appear to be going well for American Democracy these days when the big platforms are owned by real USA billionaires.

Forget the others that make their usual false claim to be on top, but can't break into the pack. The big ones have put Americans in a stinky and sticky predicament.

We are referring to Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, WashingtonPost, Twitter, FoxNews, NYPost, WallStreetJournal... etc.

The late-night comics are having a field day with the progressively expanding media topic.

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Finally, speaking of problems percolating...  The new Audi E-Tron is a linguistic conundrum for the French. Etron in colloquial French means crap, offal, shit, manure, etc. The German is keeping the name. Maybe I’ll buy one. I always wanted to own a crappy car. As I told my good friend and colleague, I want a brown one, just a little darker than these ones. one.