For leftists, a rising swell of righteous joy crested on social media last week over the opportunity to skewer Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas for a comment Cruz never made.
Some creative soul decided that the confluence of Cruz’s long-standing and very public opposition to climate change theories and the devastating winter storm that pummeled Texas last week was simply too good to ignore.
And so was born a social media fake that took untold numbers of liberals.
Should this type of social media fakery be taken down by Twitter?
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Alleging itself to be a screenshot of a Sept. 8, 2016, tweet from the account of @tedcruz, the image buzzing about social media quoted Cruz as tweeting, “I’ll believe in climate change when Texas freezes over.”