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    Doctored Facebook Video of Congressional Candidate Goes Viral

    Conservative news site CRTV posted a video Monday of New York congressional hopeful Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, splicing real video clips with fake questions to make her look unprepared. While it’s racked up more than 1 million views — and wasn’t labeled as satire — CRTV maintains that it’s an obvious joke. Ocasio-Cortez, who was profiled by OZY before her unexpected primary win, tweeted, “Republicans are so scared of me that they’re faking videos.” Meanwhile, Facebook recently reiterated that it won’t censor content merely for containing misinformation.

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