Farrakhan Tossed to the Right By Fake-News Facebook Blacklist Story

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Louis Farrakhan blamed the "wicked Jews" for creating a rift dividing him and Women's March leaders. He also led cries of "death to America" while in Iran last year. Now as Facebook/Instagram bans him and other controversial figures, the left-wing media wants him cast as if a conservative. (Knownpeople.net photo)

The Daily Caller – Two major media outlets on Thursday described Nation of Islam founder Louis Farrakhan as if far right in stories about Facebook and Instagram’s most recent platform ban.

Before changing their stories, both The Washington Post and The Atlantic lumped Farrakhan with right-wing figures Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Joseph Watson, Paul Nehlen and Laura Loomer in stories describing the social media giants’ latest attempt to regulate online speech.

“Facebook said on Thursday it has permanently banned several far-right figures and organizations, including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, …” the Post article by Elizabeth Dwoskin read. Later, the correction called Farrakhan an “extremist leader who has espoused anti-Semitic views.”

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