Especially when it's to claim someone or ones for a particular politics.
Just because you want it to be true doesn't mean it is.
It's also sort of accessibility rude, because people who say it is 'obviously' shopped aren't taking into account visual impairment or cognitive ability, or just the tendency of some of us to be epic gullible. And what is 'obvious' when it relies on notions of plausible that regularly get blown away by how deeply weird seven billion free willed individuals can be.
Plus the simple thing where anything has to be learned new by someone today.
But then complaining about it might also be aimed at people who are doing their best, so has to stay calm small polite, even knowing the internet is full of loud.
I know news gatekeepers can filter poorly, but the internet as a whole is guarwnteed to, so it's a bit frustrating.
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