My crap detector went off when I saw the above post that was shared from a strange website, Ban Liberals, Not Guns.
A couple of minutes on Google lead me to an article where the photo originally appeared in connection with a 2005 Canadian race. The text box at the bottom has been added to make it look as if it’s relevant to current politics in the United States.
While I’m pleased that my crap detector is still operational, it is having to work way too hard lately. The social media world churns out a load of fecal matter on a daily basis.
The following is an excerpt from the article that includes this photo in 2005:
“BURNABY, December 13, 2005 – A British Columbia man, David Bedford, has undertaken a personal campaign against the presence Christianity in public life in general and the Conservative Party of Canada in particular…”