It's also up to us in the fight for cybersecurity
"We were too slow to spot this and too slow to act. That's on us," this, according to The Washington Post, is what Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg told Congress during Sept. 5 hearings.
Our legislators are concerned that Silicon Valley is no less prepared for election meddling now than they were in 2016. But I would argue that it's not on Silicon Valley moguls. It's on all of us, average U.S. citizens.
What legislators should really worry about is whether the American people are armed with the critical thinking skills required to discern the real from the fake.
Are Americans savvy consumers of media? Have our schools taught our students to parse fact from opinion, news from propaganda?