Click Bait Lies

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In the latest episode of Bob Barr’s Laws of the Universe, former Congressman Barr focuses on the media’s sensationalism for profit.

Bob Barr’s Law of the Universe #42: IF THE MEDIA CAN SENSATIONALIZE A STORY, THEY WILL.

We’ve all fallen victim to it: clicking on a headline thinking “this can’t be true!” And nine times out of ten, it isn’t. . . it’s a lie just to generate a few more cents for media companies.

Check out the examples that even the GOP fell for: