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Sinclair floods local news websites with hundreds of deceptive articles about Biden’s mental fitness

Popular Information: “This month, Sinclair Broadcast Group has flooded a vast network of local news websites with misleading articles suggesting that President Biden is mentally unfit for office. The articles are based on specious social media posts by the Republican National Committee (RNC), which are then repackaged to resemble news reports. The thinly disguised political attacks are then syndicated to dozens of local news websites owned by Sinclair, where they are given the imprimatur of mainstream media brands, including NBC, ABC, and CBS.  For example, on June 10, Biden attended an event on the White House lawn celebrating Juneteenth. The event included a musical performance, and Biden listened with a broad smile but did not dance. The RNC’s “research” team posted a clip of Biden on X with the caption, “Why isn’t Biden moving?”  Hours later, the RNC’s post was embedded into an article published by Sinclair’s National Desk, with the headline, “Biden appears to freeze, slur words during White House Juneteenth event.”  The article claims, without evidence, that Biden was “dazed” and only “snapped out of his stupor” when the man next to him put his arm around his shoulder. It also quotes the Trump campaign’s social media response to the same RNC video: “Lights are on but no one’s home.” The incident was described as one of “multiple senior moments” for Biden during the event.  The other “senior moment” highlighted in Sinclair’s article is based on a clip posted on X by Fox News’ Sean Hannity, one of Donald Trump’s closest allies. Hannity posted a low-quality clip of Biden’s speech at the event with the caption, “Biden sparks concern as he slurs his words during Juneteenth speech.” Biden, who has been open about overcoming a stutter that he has had since childhood, slightly swallows the word “history.” But the full video of his speech shows that he spoke clearly…”

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