“Truthy” Tracks Wingnut Hysteria. Fox/Breitbart Goes Nuts. The Circle Is Complete.

Project at Indiana University to track the spread of paranoid internet memes becomes, itself, a paranoid internet meme

This may have already been name-checked on these pages, but I’m posting it because I just got another chain email alleging that Obama and The EEbil Gummint is out to get us all, being helped by their sinister white lab-coated fellow travelers in universities. Truthy started as a project to …