Fake copies of Washington Post handed out in DC


Activists in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday spread copies of fake newspapers made to look like The Washington Post that contained mock stories predicting President Trump’s departure from office.

Social media users said copies, which bore a resemblance to the real Washington Post, were handed out near the White House, at Union Station and elsewhere in downtown Washington.

The front page headline read “Unpresidented”, with an accompanying story describing Trump’s removal from office. The date on the paper read May 1, 2019.

Medea Benjamin, the founder of Code Pink, said in a email to The Hill that the group is “just distributors” of the fictional newspapers.

Full Story @ The Hill


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