The internet is full of lying liars and sadly the burden of routing them out is placed squarely on the general public. Lucky for us there's a hard-researching few who are committed to pointing out the lies. And boy does that justice feel good. Check this out for more liars who got called out on their absurd BS.
Just when you think people can't stoop low enough, they respond seriously to an Onion article. Is it a lack of critical thinking skills? Poor reading comprehension? Zero sense of humor? Bogus knowledge of the real world and an inability to distinguish between fact from fiction? Okay, yeah it's probably a combination of all of these. Anyway if you liked these then here's more times people assumed The Onion was trying to be a reputable News source.
According to the original story, the suspect was seized in an Operation Ceasefire sweep, a program that specifically targets youth gun violence. The comments, on the other hand, seem to make this case look like something else entirely.
The lesson? Never look at the comments section.
Reddit has released a list of top 20 most saved comments since last month's introduction of a new feature that allows the users to save comments with reddit gold. Some of the highlights include:
[/r/AskHistorians] The Great War: An Introductory Book List from mod NMW>
[/r/SocialSkills] A strategy to carry a conversation on almost any topic
[/r/ICanDrawThat] DeliveryofRule_34 draws a galactic dream