Late Night Raid at Michigan Mosque Story is Fake
If you see a story in your newsfeed about a "joint task force" raid at a Dearborn mosque that resulted in 11 arrests of ISIS terrorists and the recovery of 40 suicide vests, don't fall for it.
According to Fox 17, the story first appeared on appeared on a website called ReaganWasRight January 9.
An official from "The Department of Refugee Affairs" is quoted... but there's no such federal agency named that.
They hyperlink in the "article" leads to a meme that reads, "Just a friendly reminder that YOU are a bag of douche."
ReganWasRight.com has the following disclaimer posted on its website:
Reagan Was Right is a whimsical playland of conservative satire.
Before you complain and decide satire is synonymous with “comedy”:
The use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people’s stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues.
Everything on this website is fiction. It is not a lie and it is not fake news because it is not real. If you believe that it is real, you should have your head examined. Any similarities between this site’s pure fantasy and actual people, places, and events are purely coincidental and all images should be considered altered and satirical."