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Medium | 11.17.16

Watching the Election from The Post-Truth Future

Christine Xu

D&S advisor Christina Xu writes about fake news and conspiracy theories in China.

Here in China, even well-educated and progressive friends have sincerely asked me about some pretty niche conspiracies. Did Hillary really assassinate someone? (No.) Didn’t Trump win 90% of the vote? (No.) Yesterday, someone even mentioned that they really liked a poem he wrote about his vision for America’s future. (What.)

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