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Thursday, 20 April 2017 13:55

Fake News! Patriots Twitter Account Busts NYT for Out of Context Pics Showing Patriots Obama Visit Better Attended than Trump

Written by  Dylan Gwinn

When you receiving a devastating fact-check by the Twitter account of an NFL football team, it might be time to delete your newspaper.

That very thing occurred on Wednesday, when the New York Timestweeted out two photos comparing the number of Patriots coaches and players who attended in 2015, when Obama was president, versus how many attended on Wednesday with President Trump:

Patriots’ turnout for President Obama in 2015 vs. Patriots’ turnout for President Trump today: https://t.co/OxMEOqZonIpic.twitter.com/pLmJWhOw1j

— NYT Sports (@NYTSports) April 19, 2017

Clearly, the tweet makes the Obama White House visit look significantly better attended than the Trump visit. However, the Patriots quickly pounced on the Times’ attempt at partisan photography:

These photos lack context. Facts: In 2015, over 40 football staff were on the stairs. In 2017, they were seated on the South Lawn. https://t.co/iIYtV0hR6Y

— New England Patriots (@Patriots) April 20, 2017

Twitter did not take kindly to the Times’ attempt to spread fake news:

The Patriots then tweeted out an actual direct comparison, contrasting the Patriots’ White House turnout from today to when New England won two Super Bowls in three years:

Comparable photos: The last time the #Patriots won two Super Bowls in three years, 36 players visited the White House.

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Last modified on Thursday, 20 April 2017 14:01

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They did this with inauguration photos too! The news is all fake today.

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Elizabeth, you are making the assumption that the NYT can count at all let alone what. The NYT has always been a reliable source of FAKE NEWS. They are just living up to their reputation. They have to give their illiterate liberal readers pictures to look at.

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And the NYT is counting WHAT? How stupid is that!

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The NYT; good for puppy training or bird cage lining but not much else! Do they really think that we are so stupid that we just believe whatever the NYT says? Well, maybe snowflake liberals, but not us.

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Zizi newton Written by Zizi newton
April 20, 2017
The left wing media led by NY Times have long lost their credibility. Nothing they report are without political purposes. Really sad.
(Updated: April 20, 2017)

The NYT is a total full of liberal horse manure
Newspaper. They punish fair reporting!

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The Russia thing blew up in their face - so where do they go????? FOOTBALL of course! Anyone that even reads the New York Times is an idiot!

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Who gives a rats ass about who gave a damn shirt to whom. It's just PR and BS. They all do it and will keep on doing it.

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The left stream media continues to spin their false obama popularity contest! Last November showed them and the world just how popular the worst president in history was!!! And that's the only contest that mattered!!

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These AhhhhhHooooos must be keeping a list of what to screw up next and writing most of it before the event.

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