Illegal alien activists share another fake photo of kids in a cage

Illegal alien activists share another fake photo of kids in a cage

You would think these illegal alien activists had learned their lesson.

After unsuccessfully trying to paint President Trump as a tyrant by sharing images of illegal children locked up in cages, only to have it revealed that the photos were taken in 2014, during the reign of Barack Obama, the fake news propagandists are back at it.

Jose Antonio Vargas, himself an illegal who has gained prominence in the field of left-wing journalism, shared another heartbreaking photo of a crying child holding onto the wire rungs of a cage. The caption was clearly designed to imply that this is occurring right now, under the current government.

“This is what happens when a government believes people are ‘illegal,’” Vargas wrote in a tweet. “Kids in cages.”

Some who saw the tweet asked for some context to the image, perhaps a date or description.

“Can I have a source for this picture?” one reader asked. “I would like to share it on FB but I know conservatives will say it’s fake if I don’t quote a source.”

Vargas, himself unaware of the source, issued an APB to his 100,000 followers:

When pressed, Vargas was unable to provide any details but assured people that he had witnessed this travesty himself (in 2014) and that he is always “careful about what I share.”

Since he saw it happen under Obama, he knew it had to be real today.

Having no context didn’t sway other liberals meantime from broadcasting the image.

Even actor Ron Perlman joined in the outrage, sharing it and blaming the president and other Republican leaders.

There’s just one minor problem: The image isn’t real at all.

Scott Gustin, a content manager for Tribune Broadcasting, reveals that the image was taken at a staged protest in Dallas. They actually had people in a cage, including the above child, had him cry, and snapped and shared the photo.

Even fellow illegal immigrant activists were outraged that Vargas had shared the fake photo.

“This isn’t how we win Trump’s war against journalists, or immigrants for that matter,” one viewer wrote.

Vargas, naturally, has left the image up so that other like-minded liberals might see it, avoid researching or looking for context, and continue to assume wrongly that the Trump administration is locking children in cages.

But hey, this “journalist” is perfectly content with breaking laws and engaging in identity theft. Whats another lie?

Cross posted at the Mental Recession

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Rusty Weiss

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Rusty Weiss is editor of the Mental Recession, one of the top conservative blogs of 2012. His writings have appeared at the Daily Caller, American Thinker,, Big Government, the Times Union, and the Troy Record.

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