I invite readers to read My Opinion and My Facts published November 12, 2016, at The Examined Life and found at http://alansacker.blogspot.com/2016/11/my-opinion-and-my-facts.html.
Fake news is not a legitimate viewpoint. It is intended as propaganda to deceive the reader; it is not presented as opinion. Lies have no place in the marketplace of ideas. When politicians willingly or otherwise believe that fake news is real, then poor policy choices are made.