Whenever you stumble upon a website, Twitter account, or Facebook page that posts “LOL! GOP!”, you know you’ve wandered into unfriendly territory. This is terminology that’s used by people who consider John Stewart’s comedy to be “sophisticated”. And more often than not, they’re not as interested in the truth as they are mocking conservatives.
So imagine my surprise, when I came across this post on Gizmodo.com: How Conservatives Made #iLikeObamaCare The Number One Topic On Twitter. In case you didn’t know, Gizmodo is a site where one would normally go to find out what the next iPhone might look like or other such random tech news. And while stories involving Twitter technically are technology news, it seems strange that they’d choose one with such political overtones.
If you scroll to the bottom of the page, you’ll notice that Gizmodo is part of a family of websites that includes Gawker.com. Gawker has been known to have bad blood with conservative outlets such as Fox News Channel, so maybe that has something to do with the seemingly odd dig.Subscribe to our Morning Briefing and get the news delivered to your inbox before breakfast!