They Know Their Narrative Is a Lie
by David Sims
FACEBOOK HAS semi-censored my post in which I reported that Jeffrey Alan Acord, a 36-year-old BLM supporter, was arrested Wednesday in Puyallup, Washington, after being caught setting a fire in the brush along a state highway. Why did Facebook restrict my post? Because Facebook relies on so-called “fact-checkers” to tell them what the truth is, and sometimes what they get isn’t the truth at all, but a narrative convenient to the political or corporate left.
Was Jeffrey Alan Acord arrested for setting a fire near a highway? Yes, probably he was. Is he a BLM supporter? A news source has said so, and so far I’ve seen no reason to doubt the story.
Why does Facebook doubt the story? Because they want to. They really have no other reason. The idea that a BLM supporter set a fire along a highway in the State of Washington runs contrary to the leftist narrative about the righteousness of Black Lives Matter.
Now, I never said that all of the fires in California, Oregon, and Washington were set by leftists. Most likely, many of those fires were started by lightning or by accident (a carelessly discarded cigarette butt). But on at least one occasion, a BLM supporter was arrested for starting one of those fires. It has happened. That’s a fact that those dishonest “fact-checkers” refuse to recognize.
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