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Posts Falsely Claim Wallace Mistook ‘Automotive Belt for a Noose’

Posts Falsely Claim Wallace Mistook ‘Automotive Belt for a Noose’

A Facebook post posing as a news story falsely claims that NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace had mistaken an automotive belt in his garage for a noose, citing a June 21 NASCAR statement as its source. In fact, the NASCAR statement issued that day said nothing about an automotive belt or Wallace being “mistaken.”

Fake Confederate Flag Story

Fake Confederate Flag Story

Q: Did President Donald Trump defend a Confederate flag he hung in the White House?

A: No. That was written by a website that “provides a satirical view of current events.”