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Man pushes 'fake' picture of Obama skeet shooting, then deletes it

Man pushes 'fake' picture of Obama skeet shooting, then deletes it

Daniel Halper
January 29, 2013 | 12:52PM

President Obama recently told the New Republic magazine, "Up at Camp David, we do skeet shooting all the time." Today, after some suggested the president's claim might not be true, the New Republic tweeted a picture supposedly proving that Obama has gone skeet shooting:

@tnr: PHOTO: Obama shooting skeet at Camp David. http://whitehouse.gov1.info/camp-david/index.html … (from http://whitehouse.gov )

And here's the picture the magazine pointed to:

The only problem: the picture is a fake, and not hosted on the White House's website.

Within minutes the magazine had deleted the tweet and admitted its mistake:

Read more: http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/mag-pushes-fake-picture-...




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