The tweet was like a word cloud of popular conspiracy theory topics: COVID-19, Russia, antifa and Hillary Clinton. And it looked like it came from former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders.
Sanders has a couple verified Twitter accounts: @SHSanders45, where she last tweeted in 2019, @SarahHuckabee, where she actively tweets today. And she once tweeted from the handle @PressSec.
But an image being shared on Facebook that looks like she tweeted a conspiracy theory from yet another account is not actually from Sanders.
“It’s ‘odd’ that the ANTIFA insurgency happened just as COVID-19 loses steam,” the tweet reads. “It’s ‘odd’ that COVID-19 happened the moment impeachment failed. It’s ‘odd’ that impeachment happened the moment Russian hoax failed. The Russian hoax happened because Hillary lost? Notice the pattern?”
Sanders’ photo is used as the account’s avatar. But the name is not hers, though it’s easy to see why someone might be confused by it: Sarah Hucklebee.
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