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Someone Online Says Someone Did Something and You Should Be Pissed

Online video of right-wing students from Covington, Kentucky appearing to mock a Native American protester went viral, prompting outrage that later turned out to have been at least somewhat unjustified. Social media is a natural conduit for what the Chinese call “human flesh hunting,” Internet vigilantism that goes awry, The solution, of course, is to wait for all the facts to come out. But who has time for that?