(THE HILL) The Conservative Political Action Committee says a screenshot that appears to show a mix-up between Dr. Ben Carson and Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.), two prominent black Republicans, is a fake.
Washington Post reporter Ben Terris tweeted a picture Wednesday that shows the CPAC mobile website using the photo for Scott next to a biography of Dr. Ben Carson, a likely presidential candidate in 2016.
Ross Hemminger, a spokesman for CPAC, told The Hill that the photo is “not a real thing” and that it is a “Photoshopped” image. He forwarded technical emails that claim that there’s distortion around the sides of the Scott picture that stems from the alteration, but did not specifically blame Terris.
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