Commentary: Lies lead to violence …

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On April 9, 69-year-old Dr. David Dao was forcibly removed from Chicago-based United Flight 3411, bound for Louisville, Ky. By late Monday night, cell-phone footage from the traumatic incident had been viewed around the world, and the hashtags #BoycottUnitedAirlines and #BoycottUnited swept the Internet.

Across the world, the story that filtered through news outlets, Twitter feeds and Facebook rants began like this

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