Thursday, Facebook announced several right-wing provocateurs had been kicked off their platform. Louis Farrakhan, raging anti-semite and hate monger was lumped in with the rest of the crowd in several headlines.

Like this one from The Independent:

And this one from the WaPo:

Because it needs mentioning, apparently, Farrakhan is not a far-right figure. Not by any stretch.

After pressure from social media, the WaPo changed their headline, substituting “far-right” for “extremist”:

Truly pathetic.

 
 
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