Thai cave hoax deconstruction

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Guest of MM on this one.

Multiple movies to follow.

As I’m sure many readers have already surmised, the feel-good story of the year, which involved the “successful rescue” of a Thai soccer team from a flooded underground cave, was a massive hoax. Like virtually all of the major (and increasingly minor) news stories these days, this was a work of fiction from start to finish.
That said, I thought it is worth dissecting the script a bit, as there is some incremental value to be gained from unpacking this Intel disaster

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