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The official buzzword of 2017 is “fake news,” and everyone is obsessed with it — so much so that members of the media and politicians have taken the extra precautions to avoid any semblance of it.


House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi didn’t do that during a Tuesday press conference and paid dearly for it online.

Speaking on the resignation of National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, Pelosi referenced a tweet that he apparently sent.

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There was only one problem. The tweet came from a fake account.

Pelosi was informed and her reaction was reportedly captured on camera:

In a time where accusations of “fake news” are running rampant, it has become increasingly important to verify information.

(H/T: Conservative Review)

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Zuri Davis About the author:
Zuri Davis is a media writer for Rare. Follow her on Twitter @RiEleDavis.
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