PBS faked fireworks fraudulently fearing fatigue from families.
If you tuned into PBS to watch our nation’s capital’s annual fireworks show, you were seeing some years-old footage. PBS feared that the weather conditions in DC would make for a bad night of fireworks and a disappointing show for those watching at home, so they put up footage from a previous display, the problem being that they didn’t tell anybody they were doing that. Once PBS got caught, they tweeted out a response “it was the patriotic thing to do.”
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