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Featured on Snopes today: How deceptive editing was used to paint Joe Biden as a "white supremacist," miscaptioned photo purports to show Australian bushfires from space, and what's behind claims that Iran put a bounty on President Trump's head.

Published Jan 6, 2020

Last week, a widely shared video clip purported to show U.S. presidential hopeful Joe Biden proclaiming the “‘European identity of America” and saying, “Our culture is not imported from some African nation.”

The people promoting the video said it unmasked Biden as a “white supremacist,” but the reality was very different, Snopes.com’s Dan MacGuill reports. The foreshortened clip lacked the full and original context of Biden’s remarks, thus dramatically changing their meaning.

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