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Media outlet photoshops Hillary crowd to make audience look bigger

St pete rally for clintonOn Monday, Hillary Clinton held a rally in St. Petersburg, Florida, at a venue that holds about 4,000 people.  According to a post at the Conservative Treehouse, the door count indicates that only 171 people showed up.  But The Hill — a political media outlet generally seen as reliable — issued a tweet making it appear as though many thousands were in attendance.

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If that photo looks “odd,” it should.  It doesn’t even begin to match what the actual venue looked like.  And, CT said, it was “a 100% photoshopped image” apparently made from multiple rally photos to give the false impression that it was standing-room only.

Here’s the actual venue for comparison:

St pete rally for clinton

Here’s a Vine video:

And as you can see, Hillary wasn’t wearing the outfit worn in the Hill photograph:

https://twitter.com/ShepNewsTeam/status/762737264250150912

https://twitter.com/Cernovich/status/762783450122350593

“Fraud” is a good description, which is one reason I suggested conservatives consider boycotting what I call the “Democrat-media complex.”

H/T Gateway Pundit

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