Politics

This Anti-Gay Tweet That Went Viral Is Actually Fake

If a congressman’s official website is hosted on blogspot, he may not be a real congressman.

1. At 8:13 a.m. — hours before the oral arguments in the Supreme Court’s Proposition 8 case began — this tweet attributed to a Rep. Jack Kimble, a Republican from California’s 54th district, was sent.

5. The only problem is Jack Kimble isn’t really a Congressman. And there aren’t even 54 districts in California. There are only 53.

6. And it’s fooled people before, like this Washington Post reporter in 2010.

7. Jack Kimble is actually a parody account with a website hosted on blogspot.

10. Now you know!

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