Last updated 3/2/2020 at 2:57pm
There have always been rumors and misinformation campaigns. However, the advent of dark money and social media have made it easier for these malicious practices to have a greater impact. Two incidents in the past few weeks exemplify this trend.
A TV ad promoting Erica Smith as the best Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate is being paid for not by Smith or her Democratic supporters; it is being paid for by the Faith and Power PAC, which has received all of its money from the Senate Leadership Fund, which is connected to Senate Leader Mitch McConnell. Its goal is to elect as many Republi...