In response to critics who found his remarks about the Capitol riot to be racist, Sen. Ron Johnson wrote an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal that distorted a report’s findings on last year’s demonstrations against racial injustice.
Missing Context on Claim About ‘Antifa.com’
Antifa ‘False Flag’ Flyer Is an Old Hoax
Posts Misinterpret Video of North Carolina Voter Rally
Social media posts falsely claim that a video shows get-out-the-vote marchers in North Carolina were pepper-sprayed by police because they were “blocking polls & intimidating voters.” The nearest voting place was a block away from the marchers’ rally, and the governor said the police engaged in “voter intimidation.”
Meme Spreads Misinformation on Presidential Endorsements
A widely shared meme misrepresents Joe Biden’s endorsements. Biden hasn’t been endorsed by antifa or the Black Lives Matter organization, though BLM co-founders support him. And while President Donald Trump has been endorsed by the major law enforcement groups, Biden has received the backing of some law enforcement officials.
McDonald’s and the American Flag
Police: Political Activists Didn’t Cause Oregon’s Wildfires
Trump Retweets Dated, Racially Charged Post
President Trump retweeted a video, which had been posted under the misleading heading “Black Lives Matter/Antifa,” of a Black man shoving a white woman into a stopped subway car. The incident occurred on Oct. 23, 2019, and there is no indication that the man in the video was affiliated with either Black Lives Matter or antifa.