You may have seen some breaking news flash by on social media about Hillary Clinton being arrested by the FBI. But rest assured, it is an April Fools prank by the Young Conservatives website, as they themselves admit at the end of the article. The story is totally false, just another hoax:
.... April Fools!!
Several other conservative news sites have versions of the same hoax going on so it looks like there is some form of coordination happening here:
- Rapid Fire News: BREAKING: Hillary Clinton Just Arrested by FBI
- Newsfoxes: Breaking: Hillary Clinton Just Got Arrested By The FBI
- The Political Insider: BREAKING: Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton... ARRESTED And Charged!
- Tea Party News: BREAKING: Hillary Clinton Has Just Been Arrested, Americans Everywhere Rejoice
Still, if you are a Hillary opponent and you see this flash by on social media, it can be tempting to share it along without checking...
Well, it's finally happened, folks. I'm in total shock. I've been waiting years to write these words down in a published piece for the world to gaze their eyes upon, but the day we've all been waiting for has finally arrived.
...so it is no surprise the rumor took off like wildfire, as this graph shows: