On Thursday, The Washington Post, in its fervent desire to target the political Right, released an article regarding Facebook banning certain public figures whom the Post described as “far-right,” and the very first person the Post named as “far-right” was that noted “far-right” figure who was chummy with Al Sharpton, Maxine Waters, and at least one of the leftist leaders of the Women’s March: anti-Semitic and racist preacher Louis Farrakhan.
The Post even echoed on Twitter:
Politico also made things a bit murky, titling their coverage, “Facebook, Instagram ban Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan, other far-right figures.”
And The Atlantic joined in:
Reaction came fast and furious:
The Post offered a correction after the uproar: