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Washington Post Reporter Makes Misleading Trump Tweets

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Washington Post reporter Philip Rucker mislead his Twitter followers by tweeting out a quote by Donald Trump out of context, a classic media tactic used to spin a story. The quote insinuated that Trump was calling immigrants poison, but Trump was referring to the drug trafficking coming from Mexico.

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When other Twitter users called him out for being misleading, rather than deleting his previous tweet, he added context in another tweet.

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T. Becket Adams, reporter for the Washington Examiner criticized Rucker for this and showed him how to make a proper tweet with context to the quote.

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