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Alternative Fact of the Week: Made-up Muslims

Alternative Fact of the Week: Made-up Muslims

Misleading anti-Muslim articles and videos aren’t difficult to find on the internet — the claim that President Barack Obama declared Islam as the “official” religion of the U.S. still makes the rounds — but the hate groups who perpetrate such drivel got quite a boost this week from a certain serial Twitter user with 44 million followers and a negligible interest in the truth. Donald Trump may not be getting a holiday card from British Prime Minister Theresa May, who denounced the president’s decision to re-tweet the anti-Muslim videos in question, but he may get a nice, flowery one from leaders of Britain First, the vile ultranationalist group that posted the videos in the first place and...

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