Did you hear? A 13-year-old girl in Berlin was abducted and gang-raped for 30 hours. And a 24-year-old Syrian man in Berlin died of exposure after waiting all night in the cold before the city's asylum authority.
The only reaction to such shocking news is: "You couldn't make it up." But twice this week Berliners learned that, actually, you can make it up.
The right wing and the neo-Nazi were quick to unfurl their banners outside the chancellery chanting 'Merkel must go'.
A mix of social media, alcohol, and right-wing/neo-Nazis nastiness fuelled the situation and the non-truths quickly became 'fact'.
Well worth a read.