'In the run-up to last year's Italian elections, the country's senate
did not—I repeat: did not—pass a bill giving legislators 134 billion
euros "to find a job in case of defeat." But a satiric story along those
lines spread on social media, and not everyone who passed it along
understood that it was a spoof. In just one day, 36,000 people signed a
petition against the alleged law. Soon it was being invoked at
Interesting article on a subject that is unfortunately all too relevant
on social media.
Via Chris Jones and Lauren Weinstein.
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