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“WHAT TO DO WHEN THE NEXT BIG CRASH COMES? The short answer is to avoid most of the suggestions this Fox commentator makes. But he’s right on one, bailouts. To learn from the last one, we need to think ‘buyout’ not bailout, especially regarding banks. Let them crash all the way down to penny stock status, they buy them up en masse. Turn them into state banks, and put people in charge who know how to invest in creating wealth, not ‘making money’ like you do at the track. YOU HEARD IT HERE FIRST. Getting a large number of state-owned banks around the country is a decent structural reform that sets us on a socialist path, as well as making other nice things possible along the way. (I said the same thing back in 2007-2008, but no one paid attention. Guess I’m the Rodney Dangerfield of the left. No respect!)”
[RWC] The subject story is “Why we are on the brink of the greatest Depression of all time.”
This review isn’t about content as much at it is presentation. If you look at this post on KD’s Facebook page, you’ll see “Why we are on the brink of the greatest Depression of all time” along with the subtitle “America is in such deep economic trouble that the only solution to our …”
If you’re a headline skimmer, and KD hopes you are, you’re likely to assume it’s a current piece of work telling us “why we are on the brink of the greatest Depression of all time.” In truth, the piece was published nearly six years ago. It’s not an accident. KD does this routinely. When caught, KD’s response is similar to his here: “Yes, I know it’s an old article. But you can find dozens like it written last week.” I don’t know if this true or not, but if it is, why did KD try to sneak this six-year-old article past his readers instead of using a contemporary piece? Below are a couple more examples.
During the 2016 primary season, KD wrote, “I WONDER WHAT ELSE WILL COME OUT. It seems Rubio’s parents weren’t refugees from Fidel, but from Batista …” Though it’s clear “I WONDER WHAT ELSE WILL COME OUT” was intended to make the revelation sound new, it was nearly 4 ½ years old. If any of KD’s followers noticed the age of the story, they didn’t mention it.
In a post on November 30, 2013, KD linked to a piece entitled, “Worker dies at Long Island Wal-Mart after being trampled in Black Friday stampede.” Only after a reader commented, “somehow this 2008 story resurfaces every year,” did KD acknowledge the story’s age. KD replied, “Yes, i missed the date. So much media about Black Friday scuffles and arrests, I assumed it was current--but the core lesson holds.”
Getting back to the subject story, KD refers to the author as “this Fox commentator.” Though the author is unnamed, the wording appears to indicate it was not written by an FNC pundit/reporter/whatever. The following excerpt is an example: “I am a successful small businessman and a patriot who loves America and always sees its greatness. I am also an optimistic, positive thinker who always sees the glass half full. But not this time.”
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