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Right-Wing ‘Guerrilla Journalist’ Foiled in Inept Roy Moore Sting

A clumsy sting by right-wing “guerrilla journalist” James O’Keefe, who recruited a woman to pose as a long-ago adolescent lover of Judge Roy Moore, was easily sniffed out by the Washington Post. One conservative commentator carped “it really would serve the movement if his funders would consider financing someone more effective.”

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That Viral Map of Crime and Democratic Voters? It’s Fake

The maps, shared thousands of times on Facebook and Twitter, purport to show a correlation between high crime rates and Democratic voters. The hoax has been kicking around the Internet since an anti-science blogger posted it in 2013. Snopes.com debunked the graphic last week, but that hasn’t stopped its viral sharing.