The once usually reliable Snopes has been going downhill lately. One technique is to "debunk" a made-up quote in order to draw attention away from something outrageous a person actually said.

Case in point: (1/2)


Kamala Harris said, "Upon being elected, I will give the United States Congress 100 days to get their act together and have the Courage to pass reasonable gun safety laws. And if they fail to do it, then I will take executive action." That's a statement that she can override Congress with her decrees. But Snopes adds the line "& the police will show up at your door," says that Harris didn't say it, and draws attention away from her actual, damning statement. (2/2)

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