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Donald Trump shared a faked video, Tuesday evening, September 15, then again Wednesday morning, to attack his Democratic opponent, Joe Biden.
The latter, on tour with the Spanish-speaking electorate of Florida, had chosen the same day to play the success on his phone. Slowly from the Puerto Rican Luis Fonsi, who had just praised him. Supporters of the president replaced the song with the title of rap Fuck the police, from the NWA group, while Donald Trump falsely assures that his opponent wants to reduce the budgets of the police.
Earlier in the day, Donald Trump, quick to share conspiratorial or false messages, had done the same with that of an anonymous faithful accusing Joe Biden of pedophilia.
The use of faked videos is nothing new from the president’s campaign team. She thus truncated an excerpt from the speech given in Pittsburgh on August 31, in which the former Democratic vice-president strongly criticized Donald Trump’s record in terms of security. The video made the Democratic candidate say: ” you will not be safe in Joe Biden’s America As he quoted the president about him.
The day before, the number two of the Republican minority in the House of Representatives, Steve Scalise (Lousiane), had also used a manipulated video which modified a question put to Joe Biden, during a remote interview, by a lawyer with d amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Deprived of the use of speech by this degenerative disease, Ady Barkan expresses himself through a computer. The authors of the video had added words in one of his questions to make it appear that Joe Biden, who answers in the affirmative, is supporting cuts in police budgets.
The Washington Post also identified edited photos used in campaign advertisements to lend credence to the idea of a physically weakened and isolated Democratic candidate. In one, which showed Joe Biden sitting on the floor in a living room, the people around him had been erased. In another, the microphone the former vice president had in hand had also been removed.
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