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Trump Tweets Out Four-Year-Old Photo To Show How Popular He Is

The photographer saw it and called out Trump's bullshit, in real time. "Nice try, @realDonaldTrump."
Trump Tweets Out Four-Year-Old Photo To Show How Popular He Is
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We all know that Trump is full of shit, with virtually everything that comes out of his mouth a lie, a misrepresentation of facts, or a con. So when Alec MacGillis of ProPublica called him out in real time it wasn't especially surprising, but it did elicit a small bit of schadenfreude in this otherwise dreary time.

Source: Mediaite

As he prepared for a campaign rally in Nevada, President Donald Trump tweeted several photos showing homes and vehicles decorated with his name and logo by his supporters — but one photo was from 2016, and the original photographer quickly called him out for the apparent deception.

Trump’s tweet Saturday evening showed a home with dozens of Trump yard signs in rows covering the entire lawn. “WOW — THANK YOU! #MAGA,” tweeted Trump.

ProPublica’s Alec MacGillis tweeted an hour later that the photo was “from four years ago” — a date he knew because he was the original photographer. “Where’s my credit??” he tweeted.

To which MacGillis replied.

Although the pic is from March, 2016, at least a few people saw it as relevant to 2020 in this way.

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