Roy Moore's wife weaponizes Facebook, and this all feels so uncomfortably normal

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Connect with your neighbor, build a community, then make sure everyone believes that the media is out to get Senate candidate Roy Moore. 

That’s not really what Mark Zuckerberg wants Facebook to be used for, at least not that last part. Yet it’s exactly what the wife of the Alabama Supreme Court judge accused of sexual misconduct is doing on Facebook in a “Friends of Roy Moore” group. And the weaponization of Facebook seems awfully normal.

Alongside posts from Breitbart and Fox News, Moore’s wife, Kayla, has posted articles from a smorgasbord of far-right websites including GatewayPundit.com, USANewsMagazine.com, and ConservativeDailyPost.com offering up misleading information about the Washington Post‘s report that her husband, now 70, made sexual advances on four teens when he was a 32-year-old district attorney in Alabama. Since the Post‘s report, a fifth woman has come forward with her story of sexual assault when she was 16.  Read more…

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