Fake News: Disinformation, Deception, and Magical Thinking Over Time

Winsted Fights Back: The Social Reactions

Unfortunately, frustration mounted with confusion and the need to identify the wild man quickly gave way to the need to capture it. A mob mentality took over and the town organized a search party, which of course, did not result in finding the Wild Man. 

Despite the search party's lack of success the town was determined to label or someone or something as the Wild Man. Eventually, the town decided it had found the real Wild Man, and sentenced a man to prison.

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