Fact-Checkers Throttle Posts Claiming Iran Chanted ‘Death to America’

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If the fact-checking industry is going to insist that it should be able to throttle social media posts, at the very least, it should fact-check the claims the post is actually making and not straw men because Instagram posts have been deemed misinformation after PolitiFact and the USA Today accused the posters of attributing a 2020 “Death to America” chant in the Iranian parliament to 2023 when the posts did no such thing.
PolitiFact’s Ciara O’Rourke wrote, “After Hamas attacked Israel on Oct. 7, old footage of Iranian lawmakers chanting “death to America” in the country’s parliamen …