Newsweek has posted what it calls “Dispatches From The Alternate Universe,” a collection of pre-written news stories and pundit pieces prepared in anticipation of a Hillary Clinton victory.
What is this? A joke? A lament? More comfort blanket solace for distraught progressives?
If this isn’t fake news, what is?
Were there any corresponding “Trump wins” pieces prepared before November 12?
If not, what does that tell us?
Is writing news stories before news occurs ethical? Doesn’t it automatically encourage and nourish bias?
Is Newsweek joining in the current Democratic denial—petitions, recounts, impeachment talk—or mocking it?
Is there a good reason to read this stuff?