On 14 January, Facebook “fact checked” a meme shared on Facebook which quoted Kamala Harris as saying: “Protesters should not let up”, claiming it was false[1].

The original post from ‘The Great America Movement’ claimed that “Democrats have been stoking public unrest and violence for years!”[2].

We investigated and found that Kamal Harris did in fact say “They’re not gonna stop” and “they should not”.
See for yourself: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_ZpGBZtHoY

May be an image of 1 person and text that says "Protesters should not let up.""

Conclusions”

  1. The original meme was correct: Democrats did in fact “stoke public unrest and violence”
  2. Facebook’s Fact-checker was fake.

References:

  1. “Quotes from US Democrats falsely characterized as calls for violence”
    https://factcheck.afp.com/quotes-us-democrats-falsely-characterized-calls-violence
  2. “NEVER FORGET: Democrats have been stoking public unrest and violence for years!”
    https://perma.cc/24ZC-XECW?type=image
  3. Kamala Harris interview: “They’re not gonna stop” and “they should not”.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_ZpGBZtHoY

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