It appears disinformation is now being used more aggresively to undermine the facts and influence voting and public opinion.
We even have serious news organisations reporting such info without doing any serious investigation( waves to BBC/ITV)
The nonsense that is happening in the USA where decent moral questions and decisions are being ignored out of ignorance or just plain greed ( environmental issues) or control or for purely political reasons and not for the greater good of all the people.
There has definately been a shift to the right and its slowly gathering momentum in Europe as well as Canada and Australia....and Russia (and perhaps China) lurk in the background to take advantage and spread rumour disinformation and chaos.( for which social media is an ideal platform)