What to do When You Accidentally Share False Info Online
No, Marjorie Taylor Greene was not a contestant on American Idol.
On Sunday, two people sent me a link to a tweet with a quick and simple question: “Is this real?” Both had encountered what was supposedly a clip of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) auditioning for American Idol in 2002 under the name Stephanie Sugarman.
But it wasn’t her.
Even so, the video in the tweet has (as of this writing) been viewed more than 1.…