A few days ago, a congresscritter from New York told a tearful story of a near-death experience during the Capitol Riot. Reviews of the factual record appears to contradict important elements of the story, and hashtags such as #AlexandriaOcasioSmollet have been trending on Twitter.
The usually suspect “fact checkers” have rushed to defend the congresscritter’s story by pointing out that claim she wasn’t in the Capitol is mostly false because she wasn’t there but in another building instead. Remember, a story may be fake but accurate if it fits The Narrative.
Meanwhile, the Democrats in Congress want to punish a Republican congresscritter because she said some things that don’t fit The Narrative.