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Conspiracy theorists are actually trying to claim that the snow in Texas is fake

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Conspiracy theorists are actually trying to claim that the snow in Texas is fake

Image: TikTok / Screengrab. Article by Greg Evans. MSN – February 22, 2021. 

The chaos and tragedy that has been caused by winter storm Uri have unfortunately not stopped conspiracy theorists from spreading bizarre and malicious claims around the internet. The latest is that the snow is actually fake.

At least 47 people are said to have died as a result of the storm, including an 11-year-old boy who is suspected of having passed away from hypothermia. Power outages and blackouts rocked the state last week, as it appeared to be woefully unprepared for the severe winter weather, with the states’ Republican leaders receiving much of the blame.

However, conspiracy theorists have found a reason to blame president Joe Biden for the chaos, who has apparently created fake snow that doesn’t even melt when exposed to flames. […]

Video: “Fake snow” explained: It’s called sublimation

Related articles:

Fact check: Sublimation, not government conspiracy, explains snowmelt videos – USA Today

TikTok Users Are Burning Snowballs in Viral Videos to ‘Prove’ the Snow is Fake – Gizmodo

TikTokers are trying to prove that snow in Texas is ‘fake,’ pushing a false conspiracy theory – Yahoo

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