Strategies for Smears, Hoaxes, and Lawfare

From lens

Saul Alinsky

Planted Hoaxes

LINK: Nancy Pelosi on "wrap-up smear"

NOTE: https://apnews.com/article/fact-check-nancy-pelosi-democrats-republicans-smear-257692857731


Entrapment

Fake Violence

Exaggeration of statements

Out of Context

Ignoring the past

Fearmongering

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/inappropriate-explicit-content/fake-news/

Deep Fakes

Deceptively Edited Videos


False Flags

Fakae Fact Checking

Fact Checking - but checking a fringe version of the central claim
https://www.heritage.org/progressivism/commentary/fact-check-fact-checkers-falsely-claim-they-are-fact-checkers


Lawfare