False news retweeted by Rep. Miller-Meeks earns AP fact check, tweet still not deleted

“Big, if true” is a years-old meme used on Twitter to parody journalists who retweet unverified news reports or bombshell rumors accompanied by a noncommittal phrase. The meme makes a joke out of dull, dumb, or understated headlines: “Macauley Culkin […]

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Comey tweets: Former FBI director James Comey makes news with a tweet from Iowa

Like the president who fired him, former FBI Director James Comey made news with a tweet this past weekend. Unlike Trump, Comey didn’t do it by attacking people or claiming credit for the work of others (the law declassifying the JFK assassination record was signed in 1992). Instead, Comey published a tweet on Sunday that finally confirmed his twitter handle is Reinhold Niebuhr (@FormerBu). It was a tweet from Iowa. […]

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