Skip to comments.New Republic falls for fake picture of Obama skeet shooting on parody site
Posted on 01/30/2013 2:36:53 PM PST by onyx
The liberal New Republic magazine, eager to prove that President Obama participates in skeet shooting even if Jay Carney can't corroborate it, tweeted a picture of Obama appearing to hold a shotgun while at Camp David on Tuesday. Shortly after tweeting it, the New Republic deleted it.
The reason? The photo was fake, and came from a parody website called whitehouse.gov1.info.
The site clearly says, "not the White House" on the top of the page, with the banner, "parody of whitehouse.gov."
"Nope, this is not the official website of The White House. It's a parody of whitehouse.gov," the page says at the bottom. "No person, department, or agency of the U.S. Government approved, endorsed, or authorized this site. No animals were harmed while making this website (except maybe that one time when I was a little late feeding my dog his dinner)."
Within minutes of tweeting the picture, the New Republic deleted it, the Weekly Standard said.
"OK, everyone. Apologies. Twitter sometimes leads to quick accidents," the magazine tweeted.
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IF YOU STAND FOR NOTHING, YOU WILL FALL FOR ANYTHING........ PROVEN ONCE AGAIN..........
“It’s not a lie if you believe it.”
The New Republic’s response was disappointing and outside the usual Lefty playbook. I was expecting a “fake, but accurate” defense.
It becomes clearer every day what a fake this guy is. Affirmative actioned all the way. From a prep high school to Occi, on to Columbia, and than Harvard Law...the only editor in the history of the Law Review to never publish.
No birth certificate anyone has seen. Hospital where he claims birth has no record of him...likely born in Kenya...his literary agent advertised him that way for SIXTEEN YEARS.
Can’t see his college grades. No SAT score available. People who knew him in high school remember him with the Choom Gang...group of kids who were high most of the time.
Rumors that he lived in the foreign dorm at Occi. Did lots of dope while at Columbia...again, no grades available. How did he get into Harvard Law???
And the MSM continues to kiss his butt...protects him at every turn. Lots of history yet to be written about this fake...but like the Kennedy assassination it’ll take fifty years.
Ha! That’s great!
"Now you boys gather up that game and take it to the chef."
Fake pictures of a fake president seems fitting to me.
Boys? I thought moochelle was the cook of the family. I'm sure she has gathered lots of Skeet recipes from her growing up days in Chicargo (or wherever she grew up in).
I just hope those poor little skeets didn’t suffer. /s
Nice summary, thanks.
This screw-up by the New Republic is hilarious.
Their fake pic reminds me of the Drill team presentation led by Bill Murray in Stripes. lol
As long as they are in the mood for gun laws, while their at it, I suggest they make it illegal to kill baby skeets. Perhaps, a crime under the age of 1 year would do.
I mean if they are going to meddle with the 2A, might as well make the new law have meaning!
and, if upon an investigation by authorities that Ø committed that crime, whether it’s a misdemeanor or felony, IMPEACH!