Monday, June 06, 2011

Little Green Footballs - Palin Fans Trying to Edit Wikipedia Paul Revere Page

A truthiness case study (via Evgeny Morozov)

Man, you’ve gotta almost admire the sheer blind dedication of Sarah Palin’s wingnut acolytes.

Now they’re trying like crazy to edit the Wikipedia page for “Paul Revere” to make it match Palin’s botched version of history. Here’s the Revision history of Paul Revere; check out the edits that are being reversed.

Also see the discussion page for an entertaining exchange between Wikipedia editors and a would-be revisionist.

Little Green Footballs - Palin Fans Trying to Edit Wikipedia Paul Revere Page

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