Photoshopped headline from The Atlantic about the ‘heroism’ of Biden’s bike fall goes viral

A fact-check of a recent headline revealed that the screenshot being shared on social media had been “fabricated.”

Following the shocking fall President Joe Biden took from his bike on Saturday while trying to engage with fans, an image that purported to be a headline from left-leaning “The Atlantic” quickly made the rounds. The supposed title “The Heroism of Biden’s Bike Fall” was a shock to those who shared it.

Despite the amount of rising distrust in the media of late, the truth still counts. When Reuters fact-checker reached out to “The Atlantic” to clear up the debacle, a spokesperson for the outlet denied that it had ever been published.

“I can verify that this is not a real article from The Atlantic, and is indeed fabricated,” said Anna Bross the Senior Vice President of Communications at The Atlantic.

However, just because it wasn’t real doesn’t mean the sentiment expressed by the photoshopped headline doesn’t exist among the left, say critics:


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